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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
On The Economy, Public Credits Trump, Not Obama
“In the new fight between President Trump and former President Barack Obama over who did most for the economy, Gallup has an answer: Trump,” Paul Bedard reports for the Washington Examiner.
“A solid majority” of Americans, 61 percent, gave President Trump credit for the improving economy. A full 10 percent fewer said former President Obama deserves credit. Click here to read more.
America’s long-broken mental health system is “turning business districts into homeless camps, forcing police to run shadow mental-health systems, causing chaos for families of mentally ill adults, and driving up costs.” President Trump’s new budget proposes closing a crucial loophole—“the most important thing federal government could do to improve care for the seriously mentally ill,” D.J. Jaffe writes in The Wall Street Journal. MORE:“Donald Trump’s Fiscally Conservative Budgets”
“First Lady Melania Trump will be in Palm Beach Wednesday to accept a major honor. She has been named Palm Beach Atlantic University's 2020 Woman of Distinction. She's specifically being recognized for her contributions to the community and issues affecting children,” Victoria Lewis reports for WPTV.
Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice praised President Trump yesterday for pardoning Edward DeBartolo Jr., former owner of the San Francisco 49ers. “I take my hat off to Donald Trump for what he did,” Rice told reporters on the White House's North Lawn. “Several former NFL players met with Trump on Tuesday, including Rice, Jim Brown, Ronnie Lott and Charles Haley,” Scott Gleeson reports in USA Today.