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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The Facts, Numbers, Results CANNOT Be Ignored!
President Trump hosted a group of America’s governors for a policy discussion at the White House yesterday, and the blue-collar economic boom was top on the agenda.
Another expectations-crushingjobs report Friday set the tone. “Since my election, America has gained 7 million new jobs. We added 225,000 jobs in January alone,” the President said. “And a statistic that’s incredible to me is: The average unemployment that we’ve had during this 3-year period is the lowest in the history of our country. Compared to any other administration, the lowest in the history of our country.”
While Washington career politicians often ignore real-world results, local and state leaders know what a strong economy means for their workers. Since 2016, 28 states have reached or matched their lowest unemployment rates ever, and a record 39 saw unemployment rates plummet below 4 percent.
That’s no accident. The difference is an administration that puts pro-growth, pro-worker policies like tax cuts, deregulation, and new trade deals front and center.
Here are the results, as shown in Friday’s new jobs report:
“Experts” predicted 158,000 new jobs in January. America got 225,000.
Before President Trump’s election, the Congressional Budget Office projected a 5 percent unemployment rate. We’re now at 3.6 percent.
Unlike under the Obama Administration, workers’ wages today are growing fasterthan their managers’ wages.
WATCH: First Lady welcomes State of the Union guests
First Lady Melania Trump joined the President in welcoming a group of very special guests to last week’s State of the Union address. Each one had a powerful story to share.
On Twitter today, the First Lady revealed a behind-the-scenes look from when she met some of these incredible patriots. “People everywhere can take inspiration from their optimism, strength and courage,” she said.