Making America Great Again
Economy and Jobs
President Donald J. Trump Achievements
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.
The unemployment rate for Hispanic Americans hit a record low in August.
The unemployment rate for African Americans hit a record low in August, and the disparity between unemployment rates for whites and African American’s has never been smaller.
Under President Trump more Americans are employed than ever before, the total number of employed Americans “surged” by 590,000 to a record 157.9 million in August.
Thanks to a robust job market, American consumers’ assessment of the economy reached its highest level in 19 years.
The US added 164,000 jobs in July, “underlining a solid labor market” that has added more than 6.3 million jobs since President Trump was elected.
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.
The unemployment rate among Asian Americans hit a record low of 2.1% in June 2019.
President Trump’s pro-growth policies have generated 6,370,000 jobs since Election Day.
The Department of Labor announced $1.5 million in grants to recruit, mentor, train, and retain more women in quality apprenticeship programs and careers.
As of May 2019, wages have grown faster than 3% for 10 months in a row.
President Trump has created 5.4 million jobs since taking office.
President Trump signed an executive order which will enhance and develop the United States’ cybersecurity workforce.
Average hourly earnings increased at a 3.2% pace in April “the ninth straight month in which growth topped 3 percent.”
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.
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.
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.
Unemployment claims reached another historic low, decreasing 8,000 to 196,000, the lowest since October 1969.
The unemployment rate for women has been at or below 4% for a full year, the longest streak in almost 60 years.
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.
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.
Unemployment has remained at or below 4% for 12 months, the longest such streak in nearly 50 years.
President Trump has added 5.1 million jobs since taking office in 2017.
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.
Ford is building a new factory in Michigan for autonomous vehicles; it’s expected to create nearly a thousand jobs by 2023.
The U.S. posted nearly 7.6 million open jobs in January, there are now 1 million more open jobs than unemployed persons.
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.
The national unemployment rate has remained at or below 4% for a full year.
February 2019 marked the 7th straight month of 3% or better wage growth as gains reached 3.4%, the best in a decade.
According the National Federation of Independent Businesses monthly survey, small business hiring was at an all-time high in February.
President Trump has added nearly 5 million jobs since he took office just two years ago.
Initial estimates demonstrate U.S. gross domestic product grew at 2.9% in 2018, far above sluggish gains under President Obama.
The more than 8,000 “Opportunity Zones” created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are set to create thousands of jobs and spur investment in communities left behind by the economic recovery.
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.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, wages rose more than 3% for the first time in more than 10 years.
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.
The unemployment rate fell to 3.7%, a near 50 year low.
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
Unemployment remains historically low, as the number of Americans filing for unemployment hit its lowest point since 1969.
Wage growth soared at its fastest pace since the Great Recession” and the unemployment rate held “near a generational low” of 3.9 percent.
President Trump celebrates an economic and stock market boom, lowered unemployment and bringing manufacturing jobs back to America from overseas.
More than 2.8 million Americans have Stopped Collecting Food Stamps since President Trump took office.
President Donald Trump’s economy beat expectations in August in an impressive month that saw 201,000 jobs added.
Q2 GDP growth accelerated to 4.1% despite the many “experts” who claimed this was impossible. (BEA)
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.
U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
The U.S. Economy Added 213,000 Jobs in June.
There is a Record High Economic Optimism of 51% which means 51 Percent of People Think the Economy is Good or Excellent.
The Trump Administration Launches OPIC Committing to Provide Women in Latin America with Access to Capital, Jobs, and Opportunities to Prosper
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
President Trump Celebrates 500 Days of Strengthening the American Economy
Unemployment Rate Fell to 3.8% in May, the Lowest Rate Since 2000
The U.S. Economy Added 223,000 Jobs in May 2018
There are 6.6 Million Job Openings, an All-time Record (This Competition Should Drive Wage Growth)
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2018 as National Homeownership Month.
President Trump adjusts the Proclamation on Aluminum Imports to Ensure National Security
President Trump Relieves Community and Regional Banks from Dodd-Frank’s Burdensome and Costly Regulations
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 20 through May 26, 2018, as World Trade Week.
As the Economy Grows, Federal Revenues are Increasing. April had a Record Surplus of $214 billion
The United States Announced Amendments to the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement to Better Benefit American Cars, Pharmaceuticals, Steel, and Agriculture Products
Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 29 through May 5, 2018, as Small Business Week.
There is an Average 3% Growth the Last Three Quarters. Under President Obama, Annual Growth Averaged 1.9%.
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
President Trump Reduces Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility
The Trump Administration Has Taken Steps to Provide Hope to Forgotten Areas of the Country by Designating Opportunity Zones in 18 States
March Job Report Shows 2.9 Million New Jobs Have Been Added Since President Trump’s Election
The Number of People Receiving Unemployment Benefits is Running at the Lowest Level in 45 Years
President Trump Instructed the United States Trade Representative to Look Into An Additional $100 Billion of Tariffs on Chinese Goods Under Section 301
The March Job Report Shows 2.9 Million New Jobs Have Been Added Since President Trump’s Election
President Trump Announced Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the European Union Following Months of Negotiations to Address U.S. National Security Concerns
Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.
President Trump Announced New Tariffs, Under Section 301, on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods for Unfair Trade Practices That Steal American Intellectual Property
222,000 Manufacturing Jobs Added Since Inauguration
Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.
Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.
A Family of Four Making $73,000 Will Get a Cut of Over $2,000––Cutting Their Taxes in Half.
The Manufacturing Index Rose to the Highest Level Since May 2004 According to the Institute for Supply Management
Consumer Confidence Hits 130.8, The Highest Level Since November 2000
President Trump Establishes Rural Infrastructure Program
Small Business Had a Record Number of Owners Saying Now is a Good Time to Expand, According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Monthly Jobs Report
Jobless Claims Reached the Lowest Level in 45 Years (1973)
Wages Grew By 2.9 Percent in 2017, the Largest Increase in 8 Years.
The Economy Added 3 Million Jobs Since January 2017
Over 500 Companies (507) Have Announced Bonuses, Wage Increases, and New Investments
GDP Grew by 2.6 Percent in the Fourth Quarter of 2017
The Trump Administration Has Conducted 82 Major Actions Protecting U.S. Trade By Initiating 82 Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations, An Increase of 58 Percent Over The Previous Year
Unemployment Rates in 13 States Hit Record Lows
Presidential Proclamation to Take Certain Actions under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes.
President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Imposes a 10 Percent Repatriation Tax of Corporate Profits Held Offshore
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Signed into Law by President Trump
Foxconn Invests in Building Factory in Wisconsin, Plans to Employ Thousands in U.S.
White House Announces $200 Million in Grant Funds Directed Toward STEM Education in FY 2018, Ivanka Trump Spearheads Effort
1.6 Million Americans Exit the Food Stamp Program