As Boeing, Lockheed Martin, GM, Toyota, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan have recently discovered, Donald Trump prefers to conduct policy via Twitter. It’s quicker than navigating the traditional avenues and the best part is, you don’t even have to be sworn in yet to do it.
“Beyond the specific authorities the president has, President-elect Trump seems likely to use the ‘bully pulpit’ to bring about change through informal means, as other presidents have done before him,” Goldman notes, adding that “so far, public pressure has been put on companies to locate production in the US and to seek better pricing on government contracts.”
Unfortunately, social media won’t suffice when it comes to setting policy in certain areas, which means at the very least, Trump will have to use executive actions.
Below, find a helpful guide to Trump’s “contract” with voters.