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Jul 29, 2019 ~ Sen. Chuck Grassley article explaining 'much needed reforms to the fraud-stricken EB-5 investor visa program' Trump enacted. 'It's 'another example of ways, big and small, that the president is going to bat for the forgotten heartland' 'critical steps toward righting the wrongs' [Trump Win, Economy]
Jul 12, 2019 ~ AOC's chief of staff Chakrabarti admits the Green New Deal was about finding an excuse to remake the economy. 'It wasn't originally a climate thing at all. Do you guys think of it as a climate thing? Because we really think of it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy thing.' [Climate Change, Green New Deal, Economy, For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez]
Jul 1, 2019 ~ Latest figures make the United States 'the world's largest producer of oil' ahead of even Saudi Arabia and Russia now. Thanks in part to fracking and Trump's regulatory push toward US energy independence. [Trump Win, Economy]
Jun 21, 2019 ~ Trump sometimes makes the following claim at rallies, 'The poverty rates for African Americans and Hispanic Americans -- it's been incredible, they've all reached their lowest levels in the history of our country.' PolitiFact fact checked the claim and rated as 'True'. [Trump Win, Economy, Race]
Jun 18, 2019 ~ The latest data shows that 'Over 5.8 million individuals have discontinued their participation in America's food stamp program since President Donald Trump's first full month in office, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture.' Up from 4 million in March. [Trump Win, Economy, Entitlements]
May 14, 2019 ~ Since Trump was elected, Ohio has been the comeback state. For sale signs have been replace by help wanted. 'The number of available jobs just recently set a 21-year record, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And payrolls just reached a record 5.6 million last month.' [Trump Win, Economy]
May 3, 2019 ~ Booker and other dems claim falsely that wages are not rising, especially for low income people. 'On the wage front, rising 3.2% overall. The bottom quarter, 4.4% wage increase, the top quarter, 3.5%.' 'It's the blue collar people that have the best wage growth.' and job creation [Trump Win, Economy, Fake News]
May 2, 2019 ~ Larry Elder reviews the unhinged predictions of so called economists after Trump's 2016 win. Paul Krugman said 'we are very probably looking at a global recession, with no end in sight.' Obama advisor Steve Rattner 'you will see a market crash of historic proportions.' [TDS, Economy, Fake News, Larry Elder]
May 2, 2019 ~ WSJ, 'US Steel outlined plans Thursday for the biggest upgrade of its steelmaking operations in decades by investing more than a $1 billion in its plants near Pittsburgh.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Apr 30, 2019 ~ The wages of manufacturing workers rose the most in over a decade. [Trump Win, Economy]
Apr 25, 2019 ~ US economy grows by 3.2% in the first quarter, 'topping expectations' with low inflation. Dow Jones expected 2.5%. Everyone 'expected' lower. This blow out 3.2% was not only way above expectations but it included the period of time the government was shutdown. [Trump Win, Economy]
Apr 15, 2019 ~ Economist Steve Moore, 'This is the best labor market for workers in 50 years. Maybe ever.' Great economy causing a tight labor market driving up wages. Target just increased its minimum wage to $13 headed to $15 to compete for good workers. Other companies also. [Trump Win, Economy]
Apr 4, 2019 ~ US weekly jobless claims drop to the lowest level in 50 years. [Trump Win, Economy]
Mar 21, 2019 ~ Ford announced another $900 million investment in US manufacturing creating another 1000 American jobs. Recently, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler also announced significant investment in the US; billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. Regulation and taxes now favorable to business. [Trump Win, Economy, Regulations, Tax Cuts]
Mar 8, 2019 ~ American worker wages have risen 3.4% in the last 12 months. The fastest wage growth in over 10 years. Due to combination of tax cuts and hire American policies. [Trump Win, Economy]
Mar 3, 2019 ~ Just about 4 Million Americans dropped off food stamps since Trump's first full month in office, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). [Trump Win, Economy, Entitlements]
Mar 1, 2019 ~ The White House's Council of Economic Advisors announced 'for the first time in 13 years, since 2005, we have hit 3.1 percent economic growth during a calendar year (Q4 over Q4)' - Obama thought a 'magic wand' would be needed for 3% annual. [Trump Win, Economy]
Feb 26, 2019 ~ Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reopening an idled Detroit engine plant and investing billions into five existing Michigan plants enabled by the strong economy and low corporate taxes. This will create an another 6,500 U.S. auto jobs. [Trump Win, Economy]
Feb 13, 2019 ~ The unemployment rate for disabled Americans has reached an all-time low. checkyourfact.com, Status: True. [Trump Win, Economy]
Feb 13, 2019 ~ The federal government collected a record figure in individual income taxes in calendar year 2018, according to Treasury figures. Proving again that tax cuts usually increase rather than decrease revenue to the Treasury. Laffer Curve counter intuitive. Dems don't understand it. [Economy, Economics, Tax Cuts]
Feb 5, 2019 ~ U.S. Economy Has Created 5.3 Million New Jobs Since November 2016 [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 31, 2019 ~ The U.S. economy created 304,000 jobs in January versus the 175,000 that were expected - Strong economic growth continues despite predictions that the opposite would occur due to the government shutdown. [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 28, 2019 ~ Dems are still lying saying the Trump tax cuts only benefited the wealthy and was increase for middle class - 80% of Americans got a tax cut, 91% of the middle class - only 5% saw any increase and almost all of those were very high earners [Economy, Tax Cuts]
Jan 24, 2019 ~ U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969 - 50 years! [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 8, 2019 ~ Men Without Work: America's Invisible Crisis - 'over 7 million between ages 25 and 55, the traditional prime of working life' are jobless and are not looking for work even though jobs are now plentiful. [Economy]
Jan 5, 2019 ~ Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and adds 700 jobs in Michigan - announced 'it would cancel plans for a $1.6 billion Mexico plant and launch a Michigan expansion in a move that may be viewed as a capitulation to Donald Trump' [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 4, 2019 ~ 5 MILLION jobs have been added in Trump's first 2 years; 157 million Americans are working at the start of 2019 vs. 152M Americans working when Trump started. [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 4, 2019 ~ Manufacturing had biggest annual job gain in 20 years. The manufacturing sector added 284,000 jobs in 2018, 32,000 in December. [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 4, 2019 ~ Trump boom continues - US employers added a stellar 312,000 jobs in December. [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 2, 2019 ~ Trump boom is benefiting minorities more than white people - Black unemployment is not only at historic lows but the gap between the black and white unemployment rates is also at a historic low of 2.6% - gap averaged 6.4% during previous expansions. [Trump Win, Race, Economy]
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' [Trump Win, Economy]
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'. [Trump Win, Economy]
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. [Trump Win, Economy]
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. [Trump Win, Economy]
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 [Trump Win, Economy]
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'. [Trump Win, Economy]
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. [Trump Win, Economy]
Oct 5, 2018 ~ Unemployment Rate is at its lowest level since 1969 - Hispanic unemployment rate also hits a new all time low. [Trump Win, Economy]
Oct 4, 2018 ~ US weekly jobless claims fall to a now 49-year low! [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 20, 2018 ~ Consumer confidence hits 18-year high - up 16% since the election [Trump Win, Economy]
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. [Trump Win, Economy, Rich Lowry]
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. [Trump Win, Economy, Tax Cuts]
Sep 7, 2018 ~ Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, hit a 50 year low! [Trump Win, Economy]
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. [For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasionomics, Economy]
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. [Trump Win, Economy, Trade]
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. [Trump Win, Economy]
Aug 18, 2018 ~ Youth unemployment hits 52-year low! [Trump Win, Economy]
Aug 12, 2018 ~ 3 Million people Drop Off Food Stamps Under Booming Trump Economy [Trump Win, Economy, Entitlements]
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.' [Trump Win, Economy]
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 [Trump Win, Economy]

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