Making America Great Again

Economy and Jobs

President Donald J. Trump Achievements

Job growth marked the 4th largest gain in American history, 2.5 times better than any month under the Obama-Biden administration.

Economy and Jobs
09.04.20

The Trump Administration announced foreclosure protection for displaced families and those affected by Hurricane Laura.

Economy and Jobs
09.01.20

The Trump Administration extended the summer free meal program through the end of December, ensuring that all children have access to nutritious food as the U.S. recovers from the pandemic.

Economy and Jobs
08.31.20

The Trump Administration announced the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative to encourage private investments in rural communities across the United States.

Economy and Jobs
08.31.20

The Trump administration announced that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership rose by more than 22%, with 175,000 military spouses securing jobs through the program.

Economy and Jobs
08.27.20

President Trump signed an executive order to revitalize communities and invest federal resources in distressed areas, including opportunity zones which will save taxpayer dollars.

Economy and Jobs
08.25.20

President Trump signed four executive orders to provide coronavirus relief including $400-per-week to out-of-work Americans, student loan relief, and eviction protection for renters and homeowners.

Economy and Jobs
08.08.20

President Trump signed an executive order to prevent Americans from being displaced by foreign workers and offshore labor by using federal action to put American workers first. 

Economy and Jobs
08.03.20

The Trump administration announced it has saved $90 billion in regulatory costs to the economy and consumers. 

Economy and Jobs
07.16.20

The Trump administration announced that 20 U.S. small businesses in 14 states will receive more than $3 million to research and develop innovative solutions to our nation’s transportation challenges.

Economy and Jobs
07.06.20

President Trump’s United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement trade deal will potentially add up to 588,000 jobs and grow U.S. GDP by $235 billion.

Economy and Jobs
07.01.20

The Trump administration announced plans to invest $906 million in the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program to improve communities and safety, and support economic growth.

Economy and Jobs
06.18.20

The Trump administration extended contracts from the first round of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to help fill the hunger gap in communities across the country.

Economy and Jobs
06.17.20

President Trump enacted an executive order delegating authority under the Defense Production Act to make meat packing facilities operate at more than 95% capacity, compared to 2019.

Economy and Jobs
06.09.20

President Trump’s efforts to save jobs and reopen the economy led to the U.S. labor market adding 2.5 million jobs in May, including 225,000 manufacturing jobs and 464,000 construction jobs.

Economy and Jobs
06.05.20

The Trump administration approved more than $545 million in payments to producers who applied for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

Economy and Jobs
06.04.20

The Trump Administration announced that 15.5 million cloth facial coverings would be sent to the transportation workforce.

Economy and Jobs
05.28.20

The Trump administration initiated the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program worth $175 billion, reaching 2.2 million small businesses.

Economy and Jobs
05.03.20

The USDA announced a 40% increase in SNAP benefits to ensure that low-income families have enough food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economy and Jobs
04.22.20

The Department of Transportation announced an additional $10 billion for commercial and general aviation airports, funding operations and saving workers’ jobs during the COVID-19 crisis.

Economy and Jobs
04.14.20

The USDA released a resource guide with programs that can provide assistance to rural communities affected by COVID-19, fulfilling the President’s promise to support rural America.

Economy and Jobs
04.13.20

The Small Business Administration launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program, created after President Trump’s signature on the CARES Act.

Economy and Jobs
04.03.20

President Trump signed a relief bill to mitigate the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy and aid areas in the U.S. that have been the most affected by the virus.

Economy and Jobs
03.27.20

In response to COVID- 19, the Administration declared a National Emergency, providing over $42 billion in existing funding in resources and protective measures to state, local, and tribal communities.

Economy and Jobs
03.13.20

The Trump administration worked with other countries around the world to advance equal rights and progress for women, ensuring the President’s promise to stick up for women.

Economy and Jobs
03.08.20

The jobs report found that job growth exceeded expectations under the Trump administration, adding 273,000 jobs in February.

Economy and Jobs
03.06.20

New home sales jumped to an annual rate of 764,000 units under President Trump’s economy, the highest level since July 2007.

Economy and Jobs
02.26.20

The Trump administration announced measures to reduce employment barriers for military spouses, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.

Economy and Jobs
02.24.20

A CNBC/ Survey Monkey Business Survey revealed that President Trump’s approval rating with small business owners increased to 64%.

Economy and Jobs
02.20.20

Satisfaction with the state of the nation reached a 15-year high according to Gallup.

Economy and Jobs
02.20.20

Gallup polling found that President Trump’s elevated job approval rating reached an all-time high of 49%.

Economy and Jobs
02.20.20

Rasmussen polling found that 46% of Americans believe the United States is headed in the right direction, nearly doubling the number who thought so since 2016. 

Economy and Jobs
02.18.20

The State Dept. announced that President Trump’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative had reached 12 million women around the globe in just a year since being launched.

Economy and Jobs
02.12.20

Gallup polling found that 62% of Americans give President Trump credit for the economic improvements in the United States.

Economy and Jobs
02.12.20

January marked the 23rd consecutive month that the unemployment rate has been at or below 4%.

Economy and Jobs
02.07.20

The Black American unemployment rate spent its 24th month at or below 7%.

Economy and Jobs
02.07.20

The unemployment rate reached 3.6%, a near generational low.

Economy and Jobs
02.07.20

225,000 jobs were created in January.

Economy and Jobs
02.07.20

Wage growth was near or above 3% for its 23rd consecutive month.

Economy and Jobs
02.07.20

A recent Gallup Poll shows that 74% of Americans believe they will be better off financially in a year and nearly 60% of Americans say they are better off financially than last year.

Economy and Jobs
02.05.20

Since the passage of the USMCA, USDA farm exports are predicted to increase and farm incomes are expected to rise to nearly $100 billion this year.

Economy and Jobs
02.05.20

The median Hispanic American income rose by $1,786 during President Trump’s first year in office.

Economy and Jobs
01.27.20

Since President Trump was elected, 7.3 million jobs were created.

Economy and Jobs
01.17.20

In December, the Hispanic American unemployment rate was at a near record low of 4.2%.

Economy and Jobs
01.10.20

December marked the 22nd consecutive month that the unemployment rate was at or below 4%.

Economy and Jobs
01.10.20

174,000 jobs were created in December.

Economy and Jobs
01.10.20

In 2019, 1.5 million jobs were added for women. This accounts for more than 50% of total job gains for the first time ever.

Economy and Jobs
01.10.20

In 2019, 2.1 million new jobs were created.

Economy and Jobs
01.10.20

Under President Trump, 7 million people exited the food stamp program.

Economy and Jobs
01.08.20

Under President Trump, incomes for black Americans have increased by 2.6%.

Economy and Jobs
12.31.19

Economic confidence rebounded to record highs under President Trump because his pro-growth policies have and continue to put American workers and businesses first.

Economy and Jobs
12.31.19

President Trump took action to increase transparency in federal agencies and protect Americans from administration abuse.

Economy and Jobs
12.31.19

Since President Trump took office, 2.4 million Americans were lifted out of poverty.

Economy and Jobs
12.31.19

Under President Trump, women’s unemployment reached record lows.

Economy and Jobs
12.31.19

Since elected, President Trump created over 4.3 million new jobs for women.

Economy and Jobs
12.23.19

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs over 100 times under President Trump.

Economy and Jobs
12.19.19

The FY2020 NDAA included paid parental leave for federal workers.

Economy and Jobs
12.18.19

President Trump signed the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), an increase from $3.9 to $5.8 billion, the largest expansion ever. 

Economy and Jobs
12.12.19

Under President Trump, 350,000 fewer black Americans are living in poverty.

Economy and Jobs
11.08.19

Youth unemployment rate recently reached the lowest rate in nearly 50 years.

Economy and Jobs
11.04.19

Wage growth has remained at or above 3% for 15 months in a row, a benchmark reached for just 3 months total under President Obama.

Economy and Jobs
11.04.19

The U.S. added a net 223,000 jobs in October, bringing the total number of jobs added since President Trump was elected to 6.9 million.

Economy and Jobs
11.03.19

A record 158.5 Million Americans are employed.

Economy and Jobs
11.01.19

A record 73.7% of newly employed workers were people who were out of the workforce and who are now coming off the sidelines. More than 100,000 Americans entered the labor force last month alone.

Economy and Jobs
11.01.19

The poverty rate among African Americans hit its lowest level in history.

Economy and Jobs
10.23.19

There are 10,000 more factories in America today than on Election Day 2016.

Economy and Jobs
10.17.19

September was the 108th straight month of positive job growth; longest streak ever.

Economy and Jobs
10.15.19

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the Child Tax Credit by 100% keeping more money in the pockets of hard working families.

Economy and Jobs
10.05.19

The current unemployment rate is 3.5%, a 50-year low.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

In December, the adult women’s unemployment rate hit 3.2%, the lowest since 1953.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

The unemployment rate among women has been under 4% for 18 straight months.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

The Asian American unemployment rate was 2.5%, near a historic low.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

The Hispanic American unemployment rate hit several record lows in 2019, including falling below 4% for the first time in history.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

More than 2.9 million jobs were created for Hispanic Americans since President Trump was elected.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the child tax credit was doubled to $2,000 per child.

Economy and Jobs
10.03.19

Economic growth over the first half of 2019 hit an annual rate of 2.6%.

Economy and Jobs
09.26.19

There are a record number of job openings, and July 2019 was the 17th consecutive month with more job openings than unemployed workers looking for work.

Economy and Jobs
09.12.19

As a result of the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, nearly 9,000 Opportunity Zones were created in all 50 states, DC, and 5 territories.

Economy and Jobs
09.10.19

During the President’s first year in office, the black American poverty rate fell to 21.2% down from 22% the year before.

Economy and Jobs
09.10.19

In 2019, the African American unemployment rate hit a record low and remained below 7% for the entire year.

Economy and Jobs
09.06.19

The Hispanic American unemployment rate remained at a near record low of 4.2%.

Economy and Jobs
09.06.19

Wage growth increased at 3.2% year over year in August, wages have now been growing at 3% or higher for 13 months in a row. 

Economy and Jobs
09.06.19

Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.

Economy and Jobs
09.06.19

African-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded. 

Economy and Jobs
09.06.19

More Americans - nearly 160 million – are employed than ever before.

Economy and Jobs
09.06.19

Thanks to a robust job market, American consumers’ assessment of the economy reached its highest level in 19 years.

Economy and Jobs
08.27.19

Real income per household has increased by $5,205 since 2017 and is growing now at nearly twice the average annual rate than during the previous administration.

Economy and Jobs
08.22.19

We cut a record number of job-killing regulations – and as a result, the average American household will have an extra $3,000 dollars to put toward their dreams.

Economy and Jobs
08.15.19

The US added 164,000 jobs in July, “underlining a solid labor market” that has added more than 6.4 million jobs since President Trump was elected.

Economy and Jobs
08.05.19

The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that wages and salaries grew 3.4% in the first six months of 2019, indicating even better growth than originally shown by initial Labor Department numbers.

Economy and Jobs
07.30.19

Launched whole-of-government approach to women’s economic empowerment around the world (W-GDP) with a goal of empowering 50 million women by 2025.

Economy and Jobs
07.30.19

In the first 6 months of 2019, wage growth for the lowest 10% of wage earners increased by 6.6%.

Economy and Jobs
07.29.19

During President Trump’s first year in office, the number of American women in poverty fell by nearly 600,000.

Economy and Jobs
07.19.19

Since President Trump took office, the Hispanic American homeownership rose by more than a percentage point (46.3% to 47.4%).

Economy and Jobs
07.15.19

Signed the biggest package of tax cuts and reforms in history. Since then, $876 billion dollars poured back into the U.S.

Economy and Jobs
07.12.19

Asian-American unemployment recently reached the lowest rate ever recorded.

Economy and Jobs
07.09.19

President Trump’s pro-growth policies have generated 6,370,000 jobs since Election Day.

Economy and Jobs
07.09.19

The lowest record unemployment rate for Asian Americans (2.1%) came in June 2019.

Economy and Jobs
07.05.19

The Department of Labor announced $1.5 million in grants to recruit, mentor, train, and retain more women in quality apprenticeship programs and careers.

Economy and Jobs
06.07.19