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"[Overturning Roe v. Wade] will happen automatically, in my opinion, because I am putting pro-life justices on the court."

20 states have laws ready to ban abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

Tracking Trump

Explore the policies, the people behind them, and the impact on all of us.

How the Trump Administration Undermined Health and Rights

The Title X Gag Rule

Global Gag Rule

Federal Judges

Abortion Coverage

LGBTQ+ Rights

Refusal Policies

Planned Parenthood

Birth Control Coverage


Public Benefits for Immigrants

Key Players

Donald Trump

President of the United States

Elected to Office: 11-8-2016
Mike Pence

Vice President of the United States

Elected to Office: 11-8-2016
William Barr

U.S. Attorney General (DOJ)

Nominated by Trump: 1-3-2019
Alex Azar

Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Nominated by Trump: 11-13-2017
Roger Severino

Director of the Office of Civil Rights (HHS)

Appointed: March 2017
Betsy DeVos

Secretary of Education

Nominated by Trump: 11-23-2016
Mary Mayhew

Former Deputy Administrator & Director of Medicaid & the Children's Health Insurance Program (HHS)

Resigned: 1-4-2019
Randy Pate

Former Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (HHS)

Appointed By Secretary of Health: April 2017
Katy Talento

Former Special Assistant to the President, White House Domestic Policy Council

Resigned: 6-1-2019
Margaret “Maggie” Wynne

Counselor for Human Services Policy (HHS)

Joined Trump transition team 12-7-2016
Diane Foley

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs (HHS)

Appointed: 5-29-2018
Steven Valentine

Chief of Staff for the Assistant Secretary of Health (HHS)

Appointed to HHS: Early 2017
Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State

Nominated by Trump: 3-13-2018
Bethany Kozma

Deputy Chief of Staff for USAID, and UN Commission on the Status of Women U.S. Delegation Member

Appointed by Trump: 6-29-2017
Jeff Sessions

Former U.S. Attorney General (DOJ)

Resigned: 11-07-2018
Scott Lloyd

Former Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (HHS)

Resigned: June 2019
Valerie Huber

Senior Policy Advisor at the Office of Global Affairs; Former Senior Policy Advisor for the Assistant Secretary for Health (HHS)

Appointed: 6-6-2017
March Bell

Chief of Staff for the Office of Civil Rights (HHS)

Appointed to post: 4-15-2017


Tracking Trump shows the facts about the Trump administration’s policies and the players who were in power — as well as their impact on people’s freedom to live full, healthy lives.