Donald Trump’s 2017 events explainer

Donald Trump’s birth data is June 14, 1946 at 10.54am EST, Jamaica, New York (73W48; 40N41); and the major (important) events in his life are mapped and explained by the major progressed aspects in his birth chart.

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January 2017

January 12: Trump signs (Mercury) an executive order restricting (house 12) entry to the US from certain Muslim-majority countries (Uranus and house 7) for the next 90 days. The order was met with protests (Uranus), particularly at airports (house 9), and blocked (square aspect) by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (house 9) in February. Progressed Mars – the chief ruler of house 12 and cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birth chart Mercury; and progressed Midheaven was semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 7.

February

February 13: National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (Saturn and house 11) resigns. Progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn – the sub- ruler of house 11.

March

March 24: Trump suffers a set-back (Saturn and house 12) when Congress (house 11) postpones (Saturn) the vote to ‘repeal and replace’ the American Health Care Act. Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn in house 11; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn in house 12.

April

April 6: A chemical weapons attack (Mars-Neptune) in Syria kills 86 civilians and Trump initiates a missile strike (Mars) on a Syrian airbase (house 7). Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was parallel birth chart Uranus.

May

May 9: Trump fires James Comey (house 6). Progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was semisextile progressed Sun.

June

June 1: Trump pulls out (Saturn) of the Global Climate Accord (Saturn). Progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn.

July

July 4: North Korea (house 7) successfully launches a new intercontinental ballistic missile (Mars) for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts say could allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska. Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus.

July 18: Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapse (Saturn) in the US Senate (house 11), dealing a sharp setback (house 12 and square aspect) to President Donald Trump. Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn in house 11; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn in house 12.  Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn.

July 26: Trump announces he will bar (Pluto) transgender individuals (Uranus) from Armed Forces (Mars and house 6). Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus.

July 27: North Korea (house 7) launches another intercontinental missile (Mars). (Thirteen days of tension and threats follow.) Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus.

July 28: Reince Priebus (house 6) resigns and DHS Kelly is named the new White House Chief of Staff. Progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus.

August

August 1: Trump fires Anthony Scaramucci (house 6). Progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus.

August 11: Trump issues a new threat (Pluto) to North Korea (house 7), saying the US military is ‘locked and loaded’ as Pyongyang accuses him of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war (Pluto). Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus.

August 12: At least one person is killed when a car ploughs (Mars) into protesters (Uranus) at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birth chart Mercury; and progressed Midheaven was semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus.

August 14: Trump denounces ‘repugnant’ neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs (Pluto), after being assailed (Pluto) by Republicans and Democrats for failing to respond more forcefully (Mars) to the violence (Mars) in Charlottesville.  Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto.

August 15: Trump again blames both sides for the violent unrest (Uranus) in Charlottesville, Virginia. Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birth chart Mercury; and progressed Midheaven was semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus.

August 18: Trump fires Steven Bannon (house 6). Progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6.

August 29: North Korea (house 7) fires a missile (Mars) over Hokkaido, northern Japan, prompting the activation of the nationwide J-Alert warning system.  Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

September

September 3: North Korea (house 7) successfully tests a hydrogen bomb (Mars) designed to be mounted on its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 7.

September 5: Trump announces the ending of the DACA program (Jupiter) and calls on Congress (house 11) to pass legislation to correct the situation. Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn in house 11.

September 6: Trump sides with Democrats (Uranus) and reaches a deal with congressional leaders of both parties (house 11) to extend the US debt limit and fund (Jupiter) the federal government until Dec. 15 (house 8). Progressed Midheaven was semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus; and progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler (Pisces) of house 8 – was square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn in house 11.

September 19: In his first major speech (house 9) at the United Nations Donald Trump includes Iran among ‘a small group of rogue regimes’ and says the US would ‘totally destroy’ (Mars) North Korea (house 7) if forced to do so. Progressed Mars – cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

September 21: Trump announces new sanctions (Pluto) on North Korea (house 7) over its nuclear weapons program (Pluto). Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.  

September 24: Trump slaps travel restrictions (house 12) on North Korea and Venezuela (house 7). Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto in house 12; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. 

September 25: Pyongyang claims that US President Donald Trump has declared war (Mars) on North Korea (house 7), adding that it reserves the right to shoot down (Mars) US bombers even if they are not in its air space. Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birth chart Mercury; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.  Progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Moon and semisquare progressed Uranus.

September 26: Trump calls on the National Football League (NFL) to ban (Pluto) players from kneeling in protest (Uranus) at games when the US national anthem is played. Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Pluto; progressed Uranus was opposition (separation) birth chart Moon; and progressed Midheaven was semisquare (friction) birth chart Uranus.

In a blow to the president (house 12), Republicans again fail (Saturn in house 11) to kill off Obama healthcare law (Jupiter). Facing certain defeat, GOP leaders decide against holding a vote. Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn in house 11; and progressed Midheaven was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn in house 12.

October

October 1: A lone gunman (Mars) fires on convert goes in Las Vegas, Nevada, killing 59 and injuring 529. It was America’s worst mass murder (Mars-Pluto) in modern history. Progressed Mars – the planet of guns and cusp ruler of house 9 (the constitution and new laws) was sextile birth chart Pluto – the planet of drastic events and crime in house 12 (crime).

Trump now has three natural disasters to deal with – Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria – and 2 man-made disasters 3 – the Las Vegas shooting and Kim Jung-un.

October 10: Trump declares the 17 Northern California wildfires (house 4 and Mars) a major disaster (Mars). Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Scorpio) of house 4 – was square birth chart Mercury; Mars was conjunction the Great American eclipse; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

October 12: Trump signs an executive order allowing the sale (Jupiter) of health insurance plans (Saturn) that are exempt from some Obamacare regulations. Progressed Jupiter was square birth chart Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birth chart Saturn.

October 13: Eighteen US states sue the Trump administration to stop him from scrapping subsidies (Jupiter) to insurers that help millions of low-income people (Saturn) pay medical expenses. Progressed Jupiter was square birth chart Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birth chart Saturn.

October 17: In Hawaii US District Judge Derrick Watson (Jupiter) blocks (square aspect) the Trump administration from enforcing its latest travel ban (Saturn), just hours before it was set to take effect.

October 21: The National Football League (house 5) rejects Donald Trump’s calls to punish players (house 5) who kneel for the national anthem to protest (Uranus) against racism (Uranus), saying players ‘should’ stand but that it’s important to understand what the protests are about. Progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler (Sagittarius) of house 5 – was square birth chart Saturn; progressed Uranus was opposition birth chart Moon; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and parallel birth chart Saturn.

October 26: Donald Trump declares America’s opioid crisis (Neptune) a nationwide public health (ascendant) emergency — a step that will expand access to medical services in rural areas but won’t bring new dollars to fight an epidemic that kills nearly 100 Americans a day. Progressed ascendant in the US birth chart was square birth chart Neptune.

Trump orders the release of thousands of secret (house 12) John Fitzgerald Kennedy assassination documents, but yields to pressure (Pluto) from the FBI and CIA (house 12) to block the release of hundreds more. Progressed Mars was sextile birth chart Pluto in house 12.

October 27: A federal grand jury (house 9) approves the first charges from special counsel Robert Mueller’s (Pluto) investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 federal elections. The charges are sealed by a court order (house 9). Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile birth chart Pluto.

October 30: Federal investigators probing Russian interference (Uranus and house 7) in the 2016 U.S. election charge Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort (house 10) and another aide, Rick Gates, with conspiracy against the US, money laundering and failing to register as foreign agents (house 12). A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos (Uranus), pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI. Progressed Midheaven – in house 12 – was semisquare progressed Uranus – in house 10; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

The US District Court for the District of Columbia (Jupiter) blocks (square aspect) Trump’s proposed ban (Pluto) on new transgender recruits in the US military (Mars and house 6). Progressed Jupiter was square birth chart Saturn; and progressed Mars was sextile birth chart Pluto. 

October 31: Following the terror attack (Mars) in New York Trump calls for tighter immigration measures (Saturn and house 7), asking Congress to ‘immediately’ end a visa program under which the Uzbek immigrant accused in the incident entered the country. Progressed Midheaven was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birth chart Uranus – cusp rulers of house 7.

November

November 3: Trump leaves on an 11 day overseas trip (house 9) to the Asia Pacific. Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile birth chart Pluto.

November 8: Democrats blow Republicans out of the water in special elections delivering a blow to Trump and Trumpism. Progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus activating the progressed Uranus-birth chart Moon opposition.

Trump gives North Korea a blunt warning (Pluto) – ‘Do not try us.’ Progressed Mars was sextile birth chart Pluto.

November 9: Trump adopts a charm offensive (Venus) in China and hides his belligerent and combative personality. Progressed Venus was conjunction birth chart Jupiter.

November 16: Trump returns from his Asia trip to a White House in turmoil.

November 17: Trump begins paying his own legal bills (house 2) related to the Russia investigation and will no longer use political donations to his re-election campaign or the Republican Party to cover the costs. Progressed Venus was conjunction birth chart Jupiter.

Trump reverses a ban he imposed (November 16) on the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport (Mars and house 12) on hold until he can ‘review all conservation facts’. Progressed Mars was sextile birth chart Pluto in house 12.

November 29:  Trump retweets videos posted by a leader of British far-right group Britain First (Uranus) and hits out at Theresa May when she says he was wrong to do. Progressed Mars was square birth chart Mercury and Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

December

December 2: Trump has a victory when the US Senate passes the Republican tax reform bill (house 8) with a 51–49 vote. Progressed Venus was conjunction birth chart Jupiter the cusp ruler of house 8.

December 4: The United States Supreme Court (house 9) hands Trump a victory by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect, even as legal challenges continue in lower courts. Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile birth chart Pluto; and progressed Venus was conjunction birth chart Jupiter.

December 20: Trump has a big victory when the US Senate passes his tax reform package. Progressed Venus at 16 Libra 57 in house 2 – the co-ruler of house 11 (Congress) – was conjunction birth chart Jupiter at 12 Libra 27R – the cusp ruler of house 8 (taxes).

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