Donald Trump video outlines first 100 day plans
President-elect Donald Trump is telling the American people that he is assembling a Cabinet made up of "patriots."
Trump says in a video released late Monday that his agenda "will be based on a simple core principle: putting America first."
He is reiterating a number of his promises for the first 100 days of his administration, including vows to negotiate new trade deals, remove regulations on businesses and establish a five-year ban on executive officials becoming lobbyists.
The video is focusing on executive actions he plans to take on day one, and it doesn't mention his his pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act or to build a border wall with Mexico.
ABC 6 /FOX 28 talked with Ohio State law professor Dan Tokaji just after the election about what's really possible in the first 100 days of of a presidency.
"You can never attain every single thing that you set out to accomplish, like the constitutional amendments proposing term limits? Come on, that's not going to happen. We know that going in, but we can accomplish some of the things," Tokaji said.
Tokaji said the fastest actions could come with the reversal of executive actions and orders from President Obama, but cautioned about the possible political backlash.
"Take immigration for example, one of the cornerstones of the Trump campaign, not just building the wall, but reversing some of President Obama's actions on immigration, in particular the protection of the immigrant children, there will be a big backlash from the growing Latino population if he acts too aggressively on that, something that could hurt the Republican Party for decades," Tokaji said.
During his campaign, Trump touted he would appoint a special prosecutor to examine Hillary Clinton's actions.
Tokaji said Trump wouldn't have the personal authority to do that, but whoever he selects as attorney general could.
"The president would have some authority respective to a special prosecutor being appointed, but I think everyone recognizes it would be setting an incredibly dangerous precedent if we have new presidents turn around as soon as they're elected and pursue the prosecution of their former political adversary," Tokaji said.
But onn CNN Tuesday morning, former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Trump's administration will not pursue prosecution of Hillary Clinton.
Trump has yet to hold the traditional news conference that previous presidents-elect have done within days of winning on Election Day.