North Texas Lawmakers Evaluate President Trump's First 100 Days in Office

Saturday marks the 100th day of President Donald Trump's term. NBC 5 sent a crew to Washington, D.C., to speak with North Texas lawmakers about the milestone.

Here is some of what they said:

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas):

"I think it has been a very significant 100 days. If you look at many of the early policy decisions, I think they have been quite positive. If you look at the cabinet that has been appointed, this cabinet is the most conservative we have seen in decades. You have two Texans in the cabinet. You have Rick Perry and Rex Tillerson. You have got terrific appointees like Jeff Sessions as attorney general. I think all of that was very strong."

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) evaluates President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Arlington):

"I think he's done fine. You know, he's kind of the new kid on the block, so he's never been in elected office before. It's pretty unusual for the first elective office you have is president of the United States. You have to go back to Dwight David Eisenhower in 1952 to have a president who walked in with no elected experience. Trump tries hard. He's an honest man. I think his heart is in the right place. Most of the problems are not at his doing. It's in the House and the Senate where, while we have a Republican majorities in both, we don't have a totally unified Republican conference in the House. The Senate has rules that make it really easy for a handful of senators to slow or stop things."

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Arlington) evaluates President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Fort Worth):

"I think he has done great. I mean, look, he has done so many thing to do away with some of the horrible legislation President Obama has put on us – regulations that were chocking business."

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Fort Worth) evaluates President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Dallas):

"I think the president, if you look at historical trends, is about on par with getting people into administrative jobs. I have said for a long time I would not start a fistfight in a bar until I had my friends in the bar. He has started many fights without his full team and without the ability, I think, that he had to get the best advice. So my advice to the president would be, I would probably wait to move an aggressive agenda until I had my full advisor group and members of your cabinet on board."

U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Dallas) evaluates the first 100 days of President Donald Trump's term in office.

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth):

"He hasn't done much the first 100 days. Again, he talked the talk but he couldn't walk the walk. I want to see him do something for working people. I mean, that is something he can work with Democrats on. Show me an infrastructure bill. Do something that is actually going to do something about prevailing wages in this country."

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth) evaluates President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Dallas):

"I'm not sure I can say what's been accomplished. I'd like to see something accomplished. I don't wish any president to fail, but I have not seen anything accomplished except for questions. A lot of questions have come up, all the way from the Russian involvement to individual involvement with other countries. But we can't say anything that we really accomplished that we are proud about."

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Dallas) evaluates President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
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