Keeping America Great
President Donald J. Trump Accomplishments
Youth unemployment rate recently reached the lowest rate in nearly 50 years.
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.
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.
A record 158.5 Million Americans are employed.
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.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, founder and leader of ISIS, was brought to justice and is dead.
President Trump has successfully withdrawn U.S. troops from Syria and the Trump Administration has brokered a safe zone and ceasefire to ensure stability in the region following troop withdrawal.
There are 10,000 more factories in America today than on Election Day 2016.
September was the 108th straight month of positive job growth; longest streak ever.
Concluded U.S. – Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S. – Japan Digital Trade Agreement.
Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
Took executive action to strengthen Medicare and reform the Medicare program to stop hospitals from overcharging seniors on their drugs.
Economic growth over the first half of 2019 hit an annual rate of 2.6%.
Withdrew from the one-sided Iran Deal and imposed the toughest sanctions ever.
President Trump signed an executive order to modernize flu vaccines and help protect more Americans by promoting new technologies to improve vaccine manufacturing and effectiveness.
President Trump has successfully confirmed 150 federal judges.
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.
Thanks to pressure from President Trump, Mexico apprehended 134,000 people this calendar year, tens of thousands more than last year according to CBP.
From May to August, border apprehensions dropped 56%, reflecting the Administration’s effective “Remain in Mexico” policy which pressures Mexico to control the flow of migrants through the border.
President Trump’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program disrupted or dismantled almost 3,000 drug trafficking organizations in 2018.
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.
Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
African-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
More Americans - nearly 160 million – are employed than ever before.
Thanks to a robust job market, American consumers’ assessment of the economy reached its highest level in 19 years.
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.
The U.S. is the largest producer of oil and natural gas- surpassing Saudi Arabia and Russia. We are a net exporter of natural gas for the first time since 1957.
HHS awarded almost $107 million to 1,273 health centers across the U.S. in order to improve the quality of the centers’ health care services.
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.
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.
President Trump has appointed 146 federal judges, including two Supreme Court Justices, 43 circuit court judges, 99 district court judges and two judges for the US Court of International Trade.
The Trump Administration imposed new sanctions on Russia for its use of chemical weapons in fulfillment of the Trump Administration’s commitment to punish all chemical weapons users.
Reached a breakthrough agreement with the EU to increase U.S. exports.
Initiated withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
Imposed tariffs on China in response to its abusive trade practices.
The US sanctioned Iranian foreign minister Javad Zariff, further demonstrating the Trump Administration’s commitment to cracking down on Iran for its destabilizing actions and nuclear ambitions.
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.
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.
In the first 6 months of 2019, wage growth for the lowest 10% of wage earners increased by 6.6%.
Drug overdose deaths dropped by 5% in 2019, the first decline in nearly three decades, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Trump Administration issued guidance expanding options for individuals with chronic conditions. High deductible plans can now cover products such as insulin, inhalers and statins pre-deductible.
Signed the biggest package of tax cuts and reforms in history. Since then, $876 billion dollars poured back into the U.S.
Fought kidney disease with more transplants and better treatment.
Asian-American unemployment recently reached the lowest rate ever recorded.
President Trump’s pro-growth policies have generated 6,370,000 jobs since Election Day.
Empowered patients to choose the best doctor at the best price, gave Americans transparency with the price and quality of service before you buy.
The President announced new initiatives from the Departments of Labor, Education, and Justice, as well as the Office of Personnel Management and Bureau of Prisons to promote second chance hiring.
The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and HHS issued a final regulation expanding the use of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) which will benefit more than 11 million people.
Created new insurance options though association health plans, short-term plans, and health reimbursement arrangements: some are up to 60% less expensive.
Concluded a tremendous new trade deal with South Korea.
The drug overdose death rate dropped slightly between 2017 and 2018, according to the new estimates, after two decades of near-constant upticks.
The Trump Administration placed sanctions on Iran’s largest petrochemical holding group, demonstrating a continued commitment to cracking down on Iran for its destabilizing activities.
Thanks to pressure from the Trump Administration, Mexico agreed to substantially increase its border security including deploying up to 6,000 National Guard troops throughout the country.
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.
Prescription drug prices declined in 2018, the first time in nearly half a century.
President Trump embarked on a 5 day international trip, visiting the UK, Ireland, and France, reaffirming our commitments to the three countries and commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
The EPA awarded Ohio $1.3 million for continued environmental restoration projects on the Great Lakes, the first installment of an approximately $3.7 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant.
The Trump Administration has successfully appointed 116 judges to the bench.
President Trump unveiled his Administration’s plan to create a “fair, modern, and lawful system” of immigration for the United States.
President Trump has created 5.4 million jobs since taking office.
Worked with Congress to stop surprise medical billing.
The Trump Administration seized the North Korean vessel “Wise Honest” for its violations of U.S. and international sanctions.
The unemployment rate has remained at or below 4% for 19 straight months - it recently reached its lowest rate in FIFTY YEARS.
HHS finalized a rule aimed at increasing transparency in the pharmaceutical industry that requires drug companies to disclose the price of medication in direct-to-consumer television advertisements.
President Trump designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally in a demonstration of the Administration’s commitment to work with regional partners in the Western Hemisphere.
Unemployment rate for disabled Americans is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
Under President Trump, the U.S. is tightening restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program and revoked two sets of waivers as part of the Administration’s pressure campaign against Iran.
President Trump signed an executive order which will enhance and develop the United States’ cybersecurity workforce.
The Trump administration issued a rule allowing health care workers to refuse to provide services like abortion, sterilization or assisted suicide, if they cite a religious or conscientious objection.
Average hourly earnings increased at a 3.2% pace in April “the ninth straight month in which growth topped 3 percent.”
Announced that the Trump Administration is un-signing the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty.
President Trump held meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe where the two discussed the situation on the Korean peninsula and reaffirmed their commitment to work together on trade.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a waiver expediting border wall projects along our Southern Border in order to ensure the security of the United States.
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 Trump Administration took action intended to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero, thus denying the Iranian regime its principal source of revenue.
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.
The Treasury Department sanctioned 4 individuals and 9 entities under Venezuela related designations, underscoring the Administration’s commitment to restoring freedom and democracy in Venezuela.
Home-ownership among Hispanics recently hit the highest rate in a decade.
The EPA’s 2019 comprehensive annual report on greenhouse gas emissions shows a long-term trend in falling greenhouse gas emissions; since 2005, national greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 13%.
Unemployment claims reached another historic low, decreasing 8,000 to 196,000, the lowest since October 1969.
Vice President Pence urged the UN to revoke credentials of the Maduro regime’s Ambassador to the UN, reaffirming the Administration’s commitment to recognizing Venezuela’s only legitimate government.
President Trump has successfully nominated 93 conservative judges, 54 to District Courts, 37 to Circuit Courts, and two to the Supreme Court.
Women’s unemployment recently hit its lowest rate in more than 65 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 U.S. labeled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a foreign terrorist organization, demonstrating the Administration’s commitment to crack down on the regime’s destabilizing and illegal provocations.
The Treasury Department sanctioned 2 individuals and 33 entities under Venezuela related designations, reaffirming the Administration’s commitment to restoring democracy and freedom in Venezuela.
President Trump visited the Southern border where he underscored his commitment to securing the border and providing border officials the capacity needed to address the immigration crisis.
President Trump met with representatives from the People’s Republic of China where he underscored his commitment to securing a fair trade deal protecting American goods and intellectual property.
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.
President Trump hosted Fabiana Rosales, wife of Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaido, demonstrating the Administration’s commitment to the Guaido administration and the rule of law in Venezuela.
President Trump signed an executive order establishing targeted approaches to preparing for, protecting against, and responding to a human-made or naturally occurring Electromagnetic pulse in the U.S.
The U.S. designated 9 individuals and 14 entities under Iran sanctions, showing the Administration’s commitment to hold the Iranian regime accountable for its destabilizing, provocative behavior.
Took historic action to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
The Treasury Department sanctioned 14 individuals and 17 entities in a demonstration of the Administration’s commitment to curb the Iranian regime’s nuclear ambitions and provocative actions.
Secretary Pompeo met with the leaders of Israel, Cyprus, and Greece, emphasizing the Trump Administration’s desire to further improve the security and prosperity of all four countries.