By Melissa Chan
Updated: January 25, 2017 5:02 PM ET | Originally published: January 23, 2017

President Trump may have said that Monday would be his first day actually on the job, but he’s already taken a number of steps as commander-in-chief since his inauguration Friday.

Apart from giving his inaugural address—which sketched a departure from longstanding U.S. foreign policy—and attending the inaugural balls, Trump has made a few concrete moves as President.

Here’s a quick look:

• Withdrew the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal he had heavily criticized as a candidate as not protecting American workers enough.

• Greenlit beginning construction on a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, which he said he hoped would begin within “months.”

Reinstated the so-called Mexico City policy, which bars federal money from going to foreign nonprofits which promote or perform abortions.

• Ordered a freeze on federal hiring other than for military, public safety and public health jobs.

Reversed a planned cut on mortgage insurance for many first-time homebuyers.

• Ordered executive branch agencies to begin preparing for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, so far a mostly symbolic action that could be used to undermine the law’s enforcement.

• Formally submitted his Cabinet nominations to the U.S. Senate, which has now confirmed Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, and signed a waiver for Mattis.

Moved forward on the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines.

Ended a policy known as “catch and release,” under which some immigrants are released from detention while they await a hearing with an immigration judge.

Ended federal funding to sanctuary cities and states, which opt out of reporting undocumented immigrants.

• Kept FBI Director James Comey, who both he and Hillary Clinton criticized over his handling of her private email server, on the job.

Named net neutrality critic Ajit Pai to lead the Federal Communications Commission.

Spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone, signaling that a promise to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem won’t be fulfilled immediately.

• Visited the CIA to mend fences after weeks of acrimony, and faced criticism after he talked about the media reporting on the size of his inauguration crowds.

• Made plans to meet British Prime Minister Theresa May as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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