Presidential Agendas Regardless of political affiliation, every citizen has a stake in healthcare policy decisions. Hence, it is little wonder why healthcare items become such high-profile components of presidential agendas. It is also little wonder why they become such hotly debated agenda items. Consider a topic that rises to the presidential level. How did each of the presidents (Trump, Obama, and Bush) handle the problem? What would you do differently? To Prepare: Review the Resources and reflect on the importance of agenda setting. Consider how federal agendas promote healthcare issues and how these healthcare issues become agenda priorities.