Making America Great Again

Economy and Jobs

President Donald J. Trump Achievements

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

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

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

Economy and Jobs
04.11.19

The unemployment rate for women has been at or below 4% for a full year, the longest streak in almost 60 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

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.

Economy and Jobs
02.14.19

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

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

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 2.8 million Americans have Stopped Collecting Food Stamps since President Trump took office.

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

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

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

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

Economy and Jobs
03.23.18

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

Economy and Jobs
03.22.18

Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.

Economy and Jobs
03.22.18

President Trump Announced New Tariffs, Under Section 301, on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods for Unfair Trade Practices That Steal American Intellectual Property

Economy and Jobs
03.22.18

222,000 Manufacturing Jobs Added Since Inauguration

Economy and Jobs
03.09.18

Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.

Economy and Jobs
03.08.18

Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.

Economy and Jobs
03.08.18

A Family of Four Making $73,000 Will Get a Cut of Over $2,000––Cutting Their Taxes in Half.

Economy and Jobs
03.07.18

The Manufacturing Index Rose to the Highest Level Since May 2004 According to the Institute for Supply Management

Economy and Jobs
03.01.18

Consumer Confidence Hits 130.8, The Highest Level Since November 2000

Economy and Jobs
02.27.18

President Trump Establishes Rural Infrastructure Program

Economy and Jobs
02.20.18

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

Economy and Jobs
02.13.18

Jobless Claims Reached the Lowest Level in 45 Years (1973)

Economy and Jobs
02.08.18

Wages Grew By 2.9 Percent in 2017, the Largest Increase in 8 Years.

Economy and Jobs
02.02.18

The Economy Added 3 Million Jobs Since January 2017

Economy and Jobs
01.30.18

Over 500 Companies (507) Have Announced Bonuses, Wage Increases, and New Investments

Economy and Jobs
01.26.18

GDP Grew by 2.6 Percent in the Fourth Quarter of 2017

Economy and Jobs
01.26.18

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

Economy and Jobs
12.31.17

Unemployment Rates in 13 States Hit Record Lows

Economy and Jobs
12.22.17

Presidential Proclamation to Take Certain Actions under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes.

Economy and Jobs
12.22.17

President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Imposes a 10 Percent Repatriation Tax of Corporate Profits Held Offshore

Economy and Jobs
12.22.17

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Signed into Law by President Trump

Economy and Jobs
12.22.17

Foxconn Invests in Building Factory in Wisconsin, Plans to Employ Thousands in U.S.

Economy and Jobs
12.21.17

White House Announces $200 Million in Grant Funds Directed Toward STEM Education in FY 2018, Ivanka Trump Spearheads Effort

Economy and Jobs
12.21.17

1.6 Million Americans Exit the Food Stamp Program

Economy and Jobs
12.21.17

1.7 Million Jobs Added Since President Trump Took Office

Economy and Jobs
12.21.17

The President Signed the First Major Tax Reform in 30 Years.

Economy and Jobs
12.19.17

Under President Trump’s Leadership, Congress Passed Historic Tax Cuts and Relief for Hard Working Americans Not Seen Since President Reagan

Economy and Jobs
12.19.17

Federal Agencies Achieved $8.1 Billion In Lifetime Net Regulatory Cost Savings, The Equivalent of $570 Million Per Year

Economy and Jobs
12.14.17

President Trump Puts Obama-era Regulation on Hold and Cuts Red Tape, Saving $378 Million

Economy and Jobs
12.01.17

Small Business Job Creation Hits All-Time High

Economy and Jobs
11.30.17

U.S. GDP Raised to 3.3 Percent in Third Quarter

Economy and Jobs
11.29.17

Department of Justice Announces $98 Million in Grant Funding to Allow 802 Additional Full-Time Law Enforcement Officers

Economy and Jobs
11.20.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 13 through November 19, 2017, as National Apprenticeship Week.

Economy and Jobs
11.10.17