Dec 25, 2019 ~ Economy continues to fire on all cylinders. Bloomberg reported, 'Holiday shopping set records over the weekend, with Super Saturday sales reaching $34.4 billion, the biggest single day in U.S. retail history.'
Dec 27, 2019 ~ Dems lie saying Trump's tax cuts and other economic reforms were 'for the rich' but numbers show that the lowest 25% of wage earners got the biggest wage increases by far. 4.5% vs avg of 3.6%. Top 25% only increased 2.9%. Due to very low unemployment leading to tight labor market
Dec 28, 2019 ~ Washington Post on how Trump has been 'cementing his legacy' by remaking the federal courts. 'Trump nominees make up 1 in 4 U.S. circuit court judges. Two of his picks sit on the Supreme Court... In total, Trump has installed 187 judges to the federal bench.' 13 just this week.
Dec 29, 2019 ~ Trump has defacto closed the border to illegal immigration without a wall. Cuccinelli, Apprehensions down 85% since May peak! 'Thanks to a number of policies we implemented, we have ended catch and release'. 'Wait in Mexico', policy. And pressuring Mexico to secure their borders.
Dec 29, 2019 ~ U.S. provided intel to Russia that helped thwart New Year's terrorist attacks. Putin thanked Trump for the information. Russian government said, 'Vladimir Putin thanked Donald Trump for information sent through special services that has helped thwart terrorist acts in Russia.'
Dec 31, 2019 ~ The Iranian backed Kata'ib Hezbollah militiamen attacked the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. Outer wall was breached. Some dems immediately called it 'Trump's Benghazi'. He ensured that it wasn't by sending forces ASAP which is what prevented casualties and this becoming a 'Benghazi'.
Jan 1, 2020 ~ Trump signs the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act. 'This historic legislation will provide American consumers with even greater protection against annoying unsolicited robocalls? stiffen penalties, increase transparency, and enhance government collaboration to stop unwanted solicitation.'
Jan 3, 2020 ~ U.S. drone strike takes out Iranian major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Qasem Soleimani in Iraq. Soleimani was behind the recent attacks on the US Embassy and airbase that killed an American. U.S. had intel that he was planning more U.S. Embassy attacks.
Jan 3, 2020 ~ Democrats all say killing Soleimani was the wrong thing to do as they have to condemn everything Trump does. Soleimani led militias targeted and killed over 600 Americans and many thousands of other people. He was arguably the worlds biggest terrorist now that al Baghdadi is dead
Jan 4, 2020 ~ Joe Lieberman 'There should have been nothing controversial in the killing of Soleimani.' 'extreme partisanship' 'Responsible for the deaths of 100s of Americans and 1000s of others' 'Whatever Donald Trump does, democrats will oppose. That's the suspension of rational thinking.'
Jan 7, 2020 ~ Iran responds to killing of Soleimani by launching missiles at 2 bases in Iraq. Response was seen as a 'face saving' stand down as they warned it was coming through back channels and did minimal damage. Trump shows how action instead of appeasement minimizes American lives lost.
Jan 7, 2020 ~ Up to 1000 Iranians take to the streets in Iran to protest their government for shooting down the airliner and demand regime change. Trump tweets support 'To the brave, long-suffering people of Iran.. continue to stand with you.' Sets a record for the most liked Persian tweet.
Jan 9, 2020 ~ Trump is streamlining the National Environmental Policy Act which has allowed activists to tie up projects for years. The new rules can cut 10 years of red tape to under 2 years. Terry O'Sullivan, pres of Laborers' International Union says the 'NEPA reforms are a welcome change'.
Jan 9, 2020 ~ Thanks to Trump immigration policies like 'remain in Mexico' and ending 'catch and release' and negotiation pressure with Mexico, migrant apprehensions at border have dropped for the seventh straight month. Down 75% from peak last year.
Jan 10, 2020 ~ A record 158,803,000 Americans are employed; a 1.85M Year-to-Year Increase . CNSN News.
Jan 11, 2020 ~ DHS announces first 100 miles of Trump's promised wall is complete, 'Today, as a milestone has been reached, a celebration is in order. Today I am proud to report that the Trump administration has now constructed 100 miles of new border wall system on the southern border.'
Jan 11, 2020 ~ Trump tweets in Persian, 'To the brave and suffering Iranian people: I have stood with you since the beginning of my presidency and my government will continue to stand with you.' The tweet sets a record for the most liked Persian tweet in the history of Twitter.
Jan 16, 2020 ~ Trump signs the 'Phase One' trade deal with China after over a year of negotiations. Cuts tariffs in half. China agreed to stop many unfair trade practices and committed to purchasing $200 billion worth of American goods over 2 years, manufacturing, energy, agricultural exports.
Jan 19, 2020 ~ More than 2.4 million households (20.9M to 18.4M) and 5.9 million individuals (42.3M to 36.4M) have gone off of the Food Stamp program since Trump's first month in office according to USDA numbers.
Jan 21, 2020 ~ UFC star Conor McGregor praised President Trump, 'Phenomenal President. Quite possibly the USA [Greatest Of All Time]. Most certainly one of them anyway, as he sits atop the shoulders of many amazing giants that came before him... Early stages of term also. Incredible.'
Jan 21, 2020 ~ Patrice Motsepe, founder and CEO of the African Rainbow Minerals mining company said to President Trump, 'Africa loves America. Africa loves you. We want America to do well. We want you to do well. And the success of America is the success of the rest of the world.'
Jan 21, 2020 ~ Roughly 2500 migrants were stopped at Mexico's southern border by the Mexican National Guard. Per the deal negotiated with President Trump, Mexico has not paid for the wall; Instead, Mexico has BECOME THE WALL. Mexico is deporting 500 a day back to Honduras on planes and busses.
Jan 22, 2020 ~ Trump makes great speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos. 'This is not a time for pessimism; this is a time for optimism? We must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse' Lists many fake catastrophes they've been predicting since the 60s
Jan 24, 2020 ~ Christian Britschgi, 'Trump Administration Repeals Federal Protections on Puddles, Dry Stream Beds, Some Ditches' 'Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.' Trump again rolls back illegal regulatory overreach enacted by Obama.
Jan 24, 2020 ~ EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says 'I don't think the fires from Australia are directly from climate change. I don't think most rational people are saying that, either.' He dismisses Al Gore's alarmism on it, 'He's had a history of overstating on the climate change issue.'
Jan 25, 2020 ~ President Trump becomes the first President in history to attend the March For Life. Pro-lifers thank him for his support. 'Together, we are the voice for the voiceless.'
Jan 26, 2020 ~ Ivanka Trump, 'The U.S. economy added 1.5 million jobs for women in 2019, 72% of total jobs added!' 'This party is leading on doubling access, we've eliminated child care wait lists in dozens of states across the country? passing into law' 12 weeks of paid family leave for govt.
Jan 27, 2020 ~ The Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to enforce The Immigration and Nationality Act that will deny green cards to foreign nationals who are 'likely to become a public charge', i.e. a net economic drain, dependent on entitlements. Does not apply to refugees.
Jan 29, 2020 ~ President Trump signed the historic USMCA United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the USMCA fulfilling a campaign promise to replace the flawed NAFTA. Even democrats and union leaders agree that USMCA is far better than NAFTA. Expected to create 80,000 new auto jobs alone.
Jan 30, 2020 ~ Gallup Poll shows Americans are feeling better about almost everything since President Trump started. Satisfaction with Economy, up 22%, Security from Terrorism up 28%, Military Strength, Preparedness up 15%, Reduce, Control Crime up 9%, even the state of race relations up 34%.
Feb 4, 2020 ~ Gallup Poll shows President Trump's approval rating is at an all time high of 49%. 63% approval on the economy. 50% of Americans say Trump deserves reelection, up from 41% just prior to the 2018 midterms. 48% of Americans identify as Republican now vs. 44% as Democrat.
Feb 5, 2020 ~ Van Jones warns dems to 'wake up' because 'What he [Trump] was saying to African-Americans can be effective?black colleges have been struggling... he threw a lifeline to them in real life in his budget. He talked about criminal justice reform. He talked about Opportunity Zones.'
Feb 5, 2020 ~ CNBC, 'Private payrolls soar in January, the best monthly gain in nearly 5 years' 'Private payrolls rose by 291,000 in January, the best month since May 2015, according to ADP and Moody's Analytics.' 'nearly twice the expected gains.' 'Growth came across a swath of industries.'
Feb 5, 2020 ~ In SOTU Trump describes why America is doing great, 7 million new jobs, lowest unemployment ever for Blacks, Latinos, women, lowest unemployment in 50 years, 7 million Americans lifted off food stamps, black poverty lowest rate ever, USMCA, top terrorists killed, border secured.
Feb 5, 2020 ~ President Trump is acquitted on Impeachment Charges. 'Chief Justice John Roberts. "Two-thirds of the senators present not having pronounced him guilty, the Senate adjudges that the respondent Donald John Trump, President of the United States, is not guilty' on both counts.
Feb 5, 2020 ~ Alan Dershowitz on acquittal, Impeachment grounds of 'obstruction of congress and abuse of power. They're not constitutionally permissible grounds.' 'Today was a great day for the constitution. The constitution was saved from people who were trying to destroy it and diminish it.'
Feb 6, 2020 ~ Patrick Pizzella, deputy secretary of Labor, 'The Deregulatory Achievements of the Trump Labor Department' Intelligent deregulation to unburden employers, 'We target only regulations whose good intentions never materialized or whose burden outweighs whatever supposed benefit'
Feb 6, 2020 ~ U.S. drone strike kills Qasim al-Raymi in Yemen. Al-Raymi was a founder and the leader of a-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and was a deputy for Ayman al-Zawahiri, the current leader of al-Qaeda. 'The United States, our interests, and our allies are safer as a result of his death'
Feb 7, 2020 ~ Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs, exceeding expectations again. 'These are blow out numbers'. Wage growth continues to be strong. Hourly wages have grown at the 3% rate or better for 18 months straight.
Feb 7, 2020 ~ The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the lawsuit filed by 215 members of congress. They tried to claim Trump was in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause, claiming he was using his office to illegally profit in his private business. Total vindication for Trump.
Feb 7, 2020 ~ NY Times, 'President Trump frequently celebrates the experience of black workers, noting correctly that the group's unemployment rate is at its lowest on record... Their wages are also going up... wage growth for black workers has accelerated recently after lagging for' a decade.
Feb 7, 2020 ~ Jorge Ramos acknowledges that Trump has accomplished his promise of building a wall and making Mexico pay for it. Trump's negotiations with Mexico has gotten Mexico to become the wall for him at their expense and manpower. 'Mexico is now the wall. President Trump got his wish.'
Feb 12, 2020 ~ Van Jones admits that Trump has accomplished what dems including Obama never could or would. 'The conservative movement in this country, unfortunately from my point of view, is now the leader on this issue of (criminal) reform.' 'Unfortunate' only because he wanted dems to do it.
Feb 13, 2020 ~ The IEA reports 'The United States saw the largest decline in energy-related CO2 emissions in 2019 on a country basis'. Despite pulling out of the Paris Accord, the US led the world in reductions thanks to fracking which Obama banned on Fed land and most dems want to ban totally.
Feb 21, 2020 ~ Democrats, embarrassed or annoyed that Trump has achieved the lowest black unemployment rate in history have to deflect in absurd ways. James Clyburn says its not the lowest 'unless you count slavery. We were fully employed during slavery.' Unknown how this makes Trump look bad.
Feb 21, 2020 ~ John Binder, "Report: Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Stopping Anchor Baby Schemes" San Diego reporter Max Rivlin-Nadler reports that the 'remain in Mexico' agreement Trump negotiated with Mexico is causing many pregnant women to have their babies in Mexico prior to court date.
Feb 22, 2020 ~ New York Post, 'President Trump made history this week after appointing Richard Grenell to serve as acting Director of National Intelligence. The new job, a cabinet-level position, makes Grenell the highest serving openly gay man to hold federal office in United States history.'
Feb 22, 2020 ~ Supreme Court upholds 'public charge rule' which withholds green cards from immigrants that are dependent on government welfare programs. The rule previously existed but Trump clarified that it was intended to apply to non-cash assistance also like food stamps. SCOTUS agreed.
Feb 24, 2020 ~ President and Melania Trump received very warmly in India, hosted by President Modi. Trump spoke to a crowd of over 110,000 people at Motera Stadium. 'The world's biggest democracy welcomes you, Mr. Trump.' 'America will always be faithful and loyal friends to the Indian people.'
Feb 24, 2020 ~ Sean Moran, 'Net Neutrality Repeal Raises Annual Incomes by $50 Billion' The White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) reports that repealing net neutrality 'raised real annual incomes by more than $50 billion per year and consumer welfare by nearly $40 billion per year.'