Dec 22, 2017 ~ Trump Win - Wells Fargo, said it will be boosting its minimum wage for employees to $15 an hour and pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in community spending after Trump tax bill passed
Dec 27, 2017 ~ Consumer Confidence Climbs to 17-Year High
Dec 27, 2017 ~ Trump Win - Sinclair Broadcasting Group is giving $1,000 bonuses to 9000 workers after Trump tax bill passed - They praise the tax bill and what will be its effects for American businesses and workers.
Dec 28, 2017 ~ Katherine Rodriguez, 'Seven Reasons 2017 Was the Year of the Food Stamp Turnaround.' More than 1.3 million people have dropped off the food stamp rolls since Trump became President dropping to the lowest usage and cost in 7 years.
Dec 28, 2017 ~ Erika Haas, 'Companies Praise Tax Bill, Announce Plans to Reinvest in Workers'. Democrats confounded. Immediate benefits flow to workers which they said would not happen. At least 19 companies announce bonuses, raises and US expansion so far. Dems look silly minimizing those.
Feb 11, 2018 ~ Trump Win - U.S. jobless claims drop to near 45-year low.
Mar 18, 2018 ~ Two Million Americans Got Off Food Stamps In Trump's First Year.
Apr 2, 2018 ~ Economy booming - Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since the Nixon Administration - now more than 4 million workers have received tax cut bonus, plus countless benefit improvements rolled out to workers - most Americans got a tax cut.
Apr 3, 2018 ~ Trump win - McDonald's announced it would triple the amount of funding allocated to its employee tuition-assistance program due to the GOP tax reform bill signed into law last year
Apr 12, 2018 ~ Southwire has announced that they will be distributing some $9 million to bonuses and benefits thanks to the GOP Tax Cut legislation
Apr 17, 2018 ~ Steve Moore explains how Trump tax cuts are already paying for themselves due to the economic growth they are creating - this is the dynamic scoring the CBO could not take into account and dems said wouldn't happen.
Apr 20, 2018 ~ Kroger announces vastly expanded benefits for employees thanks to Trump and GOP tax reform
May 5, 2018 ~ African-American and Hispanic unemployment hits lowest rate in history - lowest in 45 years which is the longest records have been kept - Vindicates Black and Hispanic people who voted for Trump - They ignored the false charges of racism. Know Dems have only made things worse.
May 8, 2018 ~ U.S. job growth picks up, unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent.
May 14, 2018 ~ Steve Moore, 'The Internet Under Siege' - Dems trying to bring net neutrality back through congress - Steve Moore argues for why that is a horrible idea - investment in internet infrastructure was high before and after 'net neutrality' but it flatlined during net neutrality.
May 15, 2018 ~ Food Stamp program has gone from 17 million, $25 billion in 2000 to 43 million, $70 billion today - Unemployment dropped 61% since 2009 but food stamp recipients dropped only 10% - Trump reforms to save $216 Billion over 10 years.
May 24, 2018 ~ Bipartisan Dodd-Frank Reform Bill Moves to Trump's Desk - Trump lessens the regulatory burden of Dodd-Frank especially for smaller financial institutions - Raised limit regulations kick in to $250 Billion
May 27, 2018 ~ The United States is now the world's top producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons - Now have long desired energy independence - recall how 'Drill Baby Drill' was mocked as not workable.
May 28, 2018 ~ United Technologies announced that they will take advantage of the GOP Tax Cuts to invest $15 billion in the US, repatriating cash from overseas to create 35,000 jobs - Dems still trying to sell 'crumbs' idea
Jun 9, 2018 ~ The Dakota Access Pipeline just celebrated one year of operation - has been transferring half a million to a million barrels of oil per day - very safe - leaked less than 4 barrels out of 61 million - Is helping to create U.S. energy independence. Dems were totally against it.
Jun 10, 2018 ~ The United States Restores Top Ranking As Most Competitive Global Economy
Jun 10, 2018 ~ Bill Maher is rooting for a recession to happen to 'get rid of Trump' - 'I'm hoping for it' says the wealthy man - His audience cheers - None of them understand the connection between Trump's policies and the roaring economy.
Jun 17, 2018 ~ Food Stamp Enrollment Dips to Lowest Level in 8 Years
Jun 21, 2018 ~ New York Times, 'Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens'. Torsten Slok, chief international economist of Deutsche Bank said, 'This is a big deal. We thought the numbers for disability would go up forever.'
Jul 3, 2018 ~ Donald Trump oversees groundbreaking of a new Foxconn plant in Wisconsin they are building thanks to new tax policy - investing $10 Billion to create 13,000 more jobs
Jul 3, 2018 ~ President Trump smartly keeps coal and nuclear plants open that were scheduled to close per Obama administration - would have left us no margin for unexpected weather or disasters, natural or man-made.
Jul 10, 2018 ~ Record 155,576,000 Employed in June - 10th Record for Trump - Workforce Participation Rate has been trending in the right direction - people who have dropped out of the workforce are coming back to work.
Jul 15, 2018 ~ Steve Moore, 'Trump's Zero Tariff Solution'. 'Zero tariffs would be the ultimate victory for totally free and fair trade' - Trump asks why can't we just do that - We have the lowest tariffs - Europe's are 30% higher than ours.
Jul 29, 2018 ~ Second-quarter GDP growth jumps to 4.1% - many said it couldn't be done. The Trump economy rolls on.
Jul 31, 2018 ~ Trump Announces E.U. Has Granted Trade Concessions in response to his trade war including unfair trading practices, including intellectual property- still working toward goal of 0 tariffs - got Germany to buy more US gas
Aug 4, 2018 ~ The U.S. dethroned Hong Kong to retake first place among the world's most competitive economies according to annual rankings by the Switzerland-based IMD World Competitiveness Center - number 1 spot was lost during Obama admin
Aug 11, 2018 ~ Trump Economy is the story of the decade - New York Times say they've run out of words to describe how good it is - Unemployment Rate Falls to 18-Year Low; Solid Hiring. Metric after metric setting records. Pelosi says 'strong employment numbers mean little.'
Aug 12, 2018 ~ 3 Million people Drop Off Food Stamps Under Booming Trump Economy
Aug 18, 2018 ~ Youth unemployment hits 52-year low!
Aug 20, 2018 ~ The labor force is expanding - 600,000 new entrants in June alone - also wages are increasing and are increasing MORE for lower paid people than highly paid people.
Aug 27, 2018 ~ Trump negotiates 'United States Mexico Trade Agreement', the new improved NAFTA without Canada - puts the pressure on Canada to do a similar deal that is better for both countries. Trump shows tough negotiating skills leaving Canada out until they are willing to do a fair deal.
Sep 2, 2018 ~ Ocasio-Cortez's claims that unemployment is so low because 'everyone has two jobs' - It's clear she doesn't know how unemployment is calculated. But also, the number of people with multiple jobs has been going down, not up as economy has been improving.
Sep 7, 2018 ~ Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, hit a 50 year low!
Sep 8, 2018 ~ More than 120 utilities across the country are lowering rates for customers because of money saved by the GOP tax cuts according to atr.org.
Sep 15, 2018 ~ Rich Lowry, 'The Blue-Collar Recovery' - Manufacturing, Mining and Logging are all up significantly under the first 18 months of Trump, whereas they were down during the last 18 months of Obama.
Sep 20, 2018 ~ Consumer confidence hits 18-year high - up 16% since the election
Oct 4, 2018 ~ US weekly jobless claims fall to a now 49-year low!
Oct 5, 2018 ~ Unemployment Rate is at its lowest level since 1969 - Hispanic unemployment rate also hits a new all time low.
Oct 7, 2018 ~ Amazon to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour - Very strong economy allows them to make this wage increase - wage growth has been very strong in Trump's economy especially in the lower 25% of wage earners.
Oct 7, 2018 ~ GE announces a new $200 Billion investment in the US - creating more than 400 new manufacturing jobs - says 'The changes in rates and favorable tax treatment of investments in machinery and equipment play a big role'.
Nov 2, 2018 ~ African-American and Hispanic poverty rate is at an ALL TIME low as are their respective unemployment rates - 1.2 MILLION more black Americans are working under Trump than under Obama - 19.3 vs 18.1 million
Nov 2, 2018 ~ Unemployment rate hits a RECORD low for the 12th time under President Trump. 156,562,000 Americans Employed, 250K Jobs in Oct. Economy adding 1000 Manufacturing Jobs Per Day. Manufacturing coming roaring back. Obama in 2016 said Trump has no 'magic wand' to bring those jobs back.
Nov 3, 2018 ~ Wages Rise at Fastest Rate in Nearly a Decade as Hiring Jumps - Unemployment rate held at a 49-year low in October; wages increased 3.1% - Unemployment rate continues to set new low records for minorities.
Nov 30, 2018 ~ President Trump celebrates Steel Dynamics Inc investing $1.8B in a new Steel Mill. Will create 600 Jobs - Trump says 'Steel JOBS are coming back to America, just like I predicted'.
Dec 28, 2018 ~ Steve Moore, 'Look Who's Benefitting Most from the Trump Boom'. WSJ finds that poor and minorities have been benefit the most. 'worker wages were starting to rise above inflation and that the biggest percentage gains were showing up in the paychecks of the lowest income workers'