Presidential Evaluation

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Presidential Evaluation President Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States. He was elected on
November 4, 2008 and sworn in on January 20, 2009. He has shown everyone his capabilities with every aspects that came to his actions. Handling the economy, foreign policy and climate changes allows the people to judge his performance while seating in the President’s sit. Though many people dislike President Obama, they are blinded and does not see he had made positive changes, he is looking out for the safety of the Americans and illustrates working hard as a team will reveal success. Economy under President Obama has gradually got better comparing to the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Since then we added more than nine million private sector jobs. Unemployment is down. Half of the deficit are cut. But still Obama is setting United States of America in progress, so no middle-class families all across the country are struggling. Simply raising minimum wage would spur the economy’s growth. With the help of Anthony Foxx’s plan, Obama has decided to put the Highway Trust Fund organization, which helps states repair and rebuilds our infrastructure all across the country, in action. The plan would help unemployment decrease because of the need of construction workers to rebuild a safe environment for the people. Obama never stopped stressing, especially when talking about foreign policy. He has taken on seven of major foreign policy initiatives, some are; renewed troops surge in Afghanistan, the withdrawal from Iraq, and of course, the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. But as of in 2011, 400 billion dollars was cut in military defense spending. Also, Obama’s engagement in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has probably been the most frustrating foreign policy initiatives of his presidency and the one that he is most criticized by his Republican opponents. In October of 2011, Obama signed long-delayed free trade agreements with Columbia, Panama, and South Korea. A month later, he went to Asia to promote a new