What are some of the positive things Obama did that you think was reasonable and necessary?

Update:

In terms of accomplishments

6 Answers

Relevance
  • 2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    Here are 28 of President Obama’s biggest accomplishments as President of the United States.

    1 – Rescued the country from the Great Recession, cutting the unemployment rate from 10% to 4.7% over six years

    2 – Signed the Affordable Care Act which provided health insurance to over 20 million uninsured Americans

    3 – Ended the war in Iraq

    4 – Ordered for the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden

    5 – Passed the $787 billion America Recovery and Reinvestment Act to spur economic growth during the Great Recession

    6 – Supported the LGBT community’s fight for marriage equality

    7 – Commuted the sentences of nearly 1200 drug offenders to reverse “unjust and outdated prison sentences”

    8 – Saved the U.S. auto industry

    9 – Helped put the U.S. ontrack for energy independence by 2020

    10 – Began the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan

    11 – Signed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals allowing as many as 5 million people living in the U.S. illegally to avoid deportation and receive work permits

    12 –Signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to re-regulate the financial sector

    13 – Dropped the veteran homeless rate by 50 percent

    14 – Reversed Bush-era torture policies

    15 – Began the process of normalizing relations with Cuba

    16 – Increased Department of Veteran Affairs funding

    17 – Signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act

    18 – Boosted fuel efficiency standards for cars

    19 – Improved school nutrition with the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act

    20 – Repealed the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy

    21 – Signed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act, making it a federal crime to assault anyone based on sexual or gender identification

    22 – Helped negotiate the landmark Iran Nuclear Deal

    23 – He signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to combat pay discrimination against women

    24 – Nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, making her the first Hispanic ever to serve as a justice

    25 – Supported veterans through a $78 billion tuition assistance GI bill

    26 – Won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”

    27 – Launched My Brother’s Keeper, a White House initiative designed to help young minorities achieve their full potential

    28 – Expanded embryonic stem cell research leading to groundbreaking work in areas including spinal injury treatment and cancer

  • 2 months ago

    The health insurance bill he implemented was the best thing to happen to a great many people. It felt so good people were able to afford insurance, they started feeling healthier just by having the insurance which in turn kept health insurance prices at a level that worked.

  • larry1
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Used tax payer money to save the US auto companies so we could have motor vehicles and transportation.

  • Henry
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Stuff that Trump didn't do.

  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • 2 months ago

    When Kanye stopped Swift from talking, when asked off the record [but recorded] Obama, replied,"what anass hole.

  • 2 months ago

    The only positive thing that Barack Obama did was vacating the White House when its term was up.

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.