Making America Great Again

Economy and Jobs

President Donald J. Trump Achievements

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

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

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

Economy and Jobs
10.04.19

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

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

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 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

As of May 2019, wages have grown faster than 3% for 10 months in a row.

Economy and Jobs
06.07.19

President Trump has created 5.4 million jobs since taking office.

Economy and Jobs
05.14.19

Unemployment rate for disabled Americans is at the lowest rate ever recorded.

Economy and Jobs
05.03.19

President Trump signed an executive order which will enhance and develop the United States’ cybersecurity workforce.

Economy and Jobs
05.02.19

Average hourly earnings increased at a 3.2% pace in April “the ninth straight month in which growth topped 3 percent.”

Economy and Jobs
05.02.19

The U.S. GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, well above expectations as many experts predicted an economic slowdown to start 2019.

Economy and Jobs
04.26.19

According to the annual survey by the nonprofit Employee Benefit Research Institute, 82% of retirees are optimistic about their ability to live comfortably in retirement, up from 75% last year.

Economy and Jobs
04.23.19

The Department of Labor announced $2 million in funds for disability policy development and technical assistance centers to help employers recruit, retain, and advance employees with disabilities.

Economy and Jobs
04.22.19

Home-ownership among Hispanics recently hit the highest rate in a decade.

Economy and Jobs
04.12.19

Unemployment claims reached another historic low, decreasing 8,000 to 196,000, the lowest since October 1969.

Economy and Jobs
04.11.19

Women’s unemployment recently hit its lowest rate in more than 65 years.

Economy and Jobs
04.09.19

The African American unemployment rate has been at or below 7% for 14 months; prior to the Trump Administration, it reached that mark just once in April 2000.

Economy and Jobs
04.09.19

The unemployment rate for Hispanic Americans has now been below 5% for the last 11 months; prior to the Trump Administration, it had reached that mark just once in October 2006.

Economy and Jobs
04.09.19

Unemployment has remained at or below 4% for 12 months, the longest such streak in nearly 50 years.

Economy and Jobs
04.09.19

President Trump has added 5.1 million jobs since taking office in 2017.

Economy and Jobs
04.09.19

The Labor Department announced $13.5 million in Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program grants, which provide services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into the labor force.

Economy and Jobs
03.27.19

Ford is building a new factory in Michigan for autonomous vehicles; it’s expected to create nearly a thousand jobs by 2023.

Economy and Jobs
03.20.19

The U.S. posted nearly 7.6 million open jobs in January, there are now 1 million more open jobs than unemployed persons.

Economy and Jobs
03.15.19

Labor force participation is at a 5 year high as Americans left behind by President Obama are flooding back into the labor market thanks to President Trump’s pro-worker policies. 

Economy and Jobs
03.09.19

The national unemployment rate has remained at or below 4% for a full year.

Economy and Jobs
03.08.19

February 2019 marked the 7th straight month of 3% or better wage growth as gains reached 3.4%, the best in a decade.

Economy and Jobs
03.08.19

According the National Federation of Independent Businesses monthly survey, small business hiring was at an all-time high in February.

Economy and Jobs
03.07.19

President Trump has added nearly 5 million jobs since he took office just two years ago.

Economy and Jobs
03.05.19

Initial estimates demonstrate U.S. gross domestic product grew at 2.9% in 2018, far above sluggish gains under President Obama.

Economy and Jobs
02.28.19

Designated 8,764 Opportunity Zones to promote new jobs in low-income communities.

Economy and Jobs
02.14.19

Under our tax cut, small businesses can now deduct 20% of their business income.

Economy and Jobs
02.04.19

In January 2019, those left out of the economy came flooding back in, as the labor participation rate reached its highest point in 6 years.

Economy and Jobs
02.01.19

In the fourth quarter of 2018, wages rose more than 3% for the first time in more than 10 years.

Economy and Jobs
01.31.19

Median income for Hispanic-Americans surpassed $50,000 for the first time ever.

Economy and Jobs
11.12.18

The Pledge to America’s Workers has secured private-sector commitments to provide 14 million jobs and training opportunities to American workers.

Economy and Jobs
10.31.18

The official poverty rates for African-Americans and Hispanics reached new lows.

Economy and Jobs
10.23.18

The Department of Labor announced proposed rulemaking that will empower small businesses by allowing them to band together to offer 401(k) plans to their workers through Association Retirement Plans.

Economy and Jobs
10.22.18

Blue-collar jobs recently grew at the fastest rate in more than THREE DECADES.

Economy and Jobs
10.12.18

The unemployment rate fell to 3.7%, a near 50 year low.

Economy and Jobs
10.05.18

September 26, 2018 The Department Of Labor awarded nearly $1.5 million to help recruit, train, and retain more women in apprenticeship programs, and empower them to pursue careers in manufacturing, cy

Economy and Jobs
09.26.18

Unemployment remains historically low, as the number of Americans filing for unemployment hit its lowest point since 1969.

Economy and Jobs
09.07.18

Wage growth soared at its fastest pace since the Great Recession” and the unemployment rate held “near a generational low” of 3.9 percent.

Economy and Jobs
09.07.18

President Trump celebrates an economic and stock market boom, lowered unemployment and bringing manufacturing jobs back to America from overseas.

Economy and Jobs
08.22.18

More than 7 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps since the election.

Economy and Jobs
08.07.18

President Donald Trump’s economy beat expectations in August in an impressive month that saw 201,000 jobs added.

Economy and Jobs
08.03.18

Saved Family Farms from the Death Tax and doubled the Child Tax Credit.

Economy and Jobs
08.01.18

Q2 GDP growth accelerated to 4.1% despite the many “experts” who claimed this was impossible. (BEA)

Economy and Jobs
07.27.18

In just 6 months, the historic tax cuts are yielding tremendous results for workers and taxpayers all across the country. The unemployment rate was at a 3.8% -  an 18 year low.

Economy and Jobs
07.23.18

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969.

Economy and Jobs
07.19.18

President Trump signed an executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker to address the skills gap that keeps many high paying jobs vacant, and grow the American workfor

Economy and Jobs
07.19.18

President Donald J. Trump proclaims July 17, 2018, as made in America Day, and the week July 15 through July 21, 2018, as made in America Week.

Economy and Jobs
07.13.18

In June 2018, the labor force grew by 601,000 workers, as the labor force participation rate for all workers increased. Earlier this year, the labor force participation rate for prime-age workers, tho

Economy and Jobs
07.06.18

Average weekly earnings rose by 3.0 percent over the past 12 months for all private employees and for production and non-supervisory workers alike— more evidence that the President’s policies are bene

Economy and Jobs
07.06.18

The U.S. economy continues its longest, consecutive streak of positive monthly job numbers, with employment growth averaging 215,000 jobs per month in 2018–larger than the gains in both 2016 and 2017.

Economy and Jobs
07.06.18

In Just Six Months, the Historic Tax Cuts are Yielding Tremendous Results for Workers and Taxpayers All Across the Country. The Unemployment Rate–Currently 3.8%–is at an 18-Year Low.

Economy and Jobs
07.03.18

The U.S. Economy Added 213,000 Jobs in June.

Economy and Jobs
07.01.18

There is a Record High Economic Optimism of 51% which means 51 Percent of People Think the Economy is Good or Excellent.   

Economy and Jobs
06.25.18

The Trump Administration Launches OPIC Committing to Provide Women in Latin America with Access to Capital, Jobs, and Opportunities to Prosper

Economy and Jobs
06.21.18

The Trump Administration Participates in a Roundtable Discussion with the Secretaries’ Innovation Group on Expanding Skills-Based Workforce Education Programs to Help Secure Family-Sustaining Jobs

Economy and Jobs
06.14.18

Won bids for the 2026 World Cup and the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Economy and Jobs
06.13.18

President Trump Celebrates 500 Days of Strengthening the American Economy

Economy and Jobs
06.04.18

Unemployment Rate Fell to 3.8% in May, the Lowest Rate Since 2000

Economy and Jobs
06.01.18

The U.S. Economy Added 223,000 Jobs in May 2018

Economy and Jobs
06.01.18

There are 6.6 Million Job Openings, an All-time Record (This Competition Should Drive Wage Growth)

Economy and Jobs
06.01.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2018 as National Homeownership Month.

Economy and Jobs
05.31.18

President Trump adjusts the Proclamation on Aluminum Imports to Ensure National Security

Economy and Jobs
05.31.18

President Trump Relieves Community and Regional Banks from Dodd-Frank’s Burdensome and Costly Regulations

Economy and Jobs
05.24.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 20 through May 26, 2018, as World Trade Week.

Economy and Jobs
05.18.18

As the Economy Grows, Federal Revenues are Increasing. April had a Record Surplus of $214 billion

Economy and Jobs
05.10.18

The United States Announced Amendments to the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement to Better Benefit American Cars, Pharmaceuticals, Steel, and Agriculture Products

Economy and Jobs
05.01.18

Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.

Economy and Jobs
04.30.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 29 through May 5, 2018, as Small Business Week.

Economy and Jobs
04.29.18

There is an Average 3% Growth the Last Three Quarters. Under President Obama, Annual Growth Averaged 1.9%.

Economy and Jobs
04.24.18

USDA and USTR Announced Argentina Would Be Accepting US Pork Products For The First Time In 26 Years As Part of President Trump’s Push to Open Markets to American Agriculture

Economy and Jobs
04.13.18

President Trump Reduces Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility

Economy and Jobs
04.10.18

The Trump Administration Has Taken Steps to Provide Hope to Forgotten Areas of the Country by Designating Opportunity Zones in 18 States

Economy and Jobs
04.09.18

March Job Report Shows 2.9 Million New Jobs Have Been Added Since President Trump’s Election

Economy and Jobs
04.06.18

The Number of People Receiving Unemployment Benefits is Running at the Lowest Level in 45 Years

Economy and Jobs
04.05.18

President Trump Instructed the United States Trade Representative to Look Into An Additional $100 Billion of Tariffs on Chinese Goods Under Section 301

Economy and Jobs
04.05.18

Veteran unemployment recently fell to its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.

Economy and Jobs
03.26.18