Making America Great Again
Economy and Jobs
President Donald J. Trump Achievements
The unemployment rate fell in 30 states.
The Administration announced that the USDA will award $10 million to SNAP programs that help participants gain the skills, training, and work experience they need to move toward and into employment.
Job growth marked the 4th largest gain in American history, 2.5 times better than any month under the Obama-Biden administration.
The Trump administration announced foreclosure protection for displaced families and those affected by Hurricane Laura.
The Trump administration extended the summer free meal program through the end of December, ensuring that all children have access to nutritious food as the U.S. recovers from the pandemic.
The Trump administration announced the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative to encourage private investments in rural communities across the United States.
The Trump administration announced that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership rose by more than 22%, with 175,000 military spouses securing jobs through the program.
President Trump signed an executive order to revitalize communities and invest federal resources in distressed areas, including opportunity zones, saving taxpayer dollars.
President Trump signed four executive orders to provide coronavirus relief, including $400-per-week to out-of-work Americans, student loan relief, and eviction protection for renters and homeowners.
President Trump signed an executive order to prevent Americans from being displaced by foreign workers and offshore labor by using federal action to put American workers first.
The Trump administration announced it has saved $90 billion in regulatory costs to the economy and consumers.
The Trump administration announced that 20 U.S. small businesses in 14 states will receive more than $3 million to research and develop innovative solutions to our nation’s transportation challenges.
President Trump’s United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement trade deal will potentially add up to 588,000 jobs and grow U.S. GDP by $235 billion.
The Trump administration announced plans to invest $906 million in the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program to improve communities and safety and support economic growth.
The Trump administration extended contracts from the first round of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to help fill the hunger gap in communities across the country.
President Trump enacted an executive order delegating authority under the Defense Production Act to make meat packing facilities operate at more than 95% capacity, compared to 2019.
President Trump’s efforts to save jobs and reopen the economy led to the U.S. labor market adding 2.5 million jobs in May, including 225,000 manufacturing jobs and 464,000 construction jobs.
The Trump administration approved more than $545 million in payments to producers who applied for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.
The Trump administration announced that 15.5 million cloth facial coverings would be sent to the transportation workforce.
The Trump administration initiated the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program worth $175 billion, reaching 2.2 million small businesses.
The USDA announced a 40% increase in SNAP benefits to ensure that low-income families have enough food during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Transportation announced an additional $10 billion for commercial and general aviation airports, funding operations and saving workers’ jobs during the COVID-19 crisis.
The USDA released a resource guide with programs that can provide assistance to rural communities affected by COVID-19, fulfilling the President’s promise to support rural America.
The Small Business Administration launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program, created after President Trump’s signature on the CARES Act.
President Trump signed a relief bill to mitigate the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy and aid areas in the U.S. that have been the most affected by the virus.
In response to COVID- 19, the Administration declared a National Emergency, providing over $42 billion in existing funding in resources and protective measures to state, local, and tribal communities.
The Trump administration worked with other countries around the world to advance equal rights and progress for women, ensuring the President’s promise to stick up for women.
The jobs report found that job growth exceeded expectations under the Trump administration, adding 273,000 jobs in February.
New home sales jumped to an annual rate of 764,000 units under President Trump’s economy, the highest level since July 2007.
The Trump administration announced measures to reduce employment barriers for military spouses, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.
A CNBC/ Survey Monkey Business Survey revealed that President Trump’s approval rating with small business owners increased to 64%.
Satisfaction with the state of the nation reached a 15-year high according to Gallup.
Gallup polling found that President Trump’s elevated job approval rating reached an all-time high of 49%.
Rasmussen polling found that 46% of Americans believe the United States is headed in the right direction, nearly doubling the number who thought so since 2016.
The State Dept. announced that President Trump’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative had reached 12 million women around the globe in just a year since being launched.
Gallup polling found that 62% of Americans give President Trump credit for the economic improvements in the United States.
January marked the 23rd consecutive month that the unemployment rate has been at or below 4%.
The Black American unemployment rate spent its 24th month at or below 7%.
The unemployment rate reached 3.6%, a near generational low.
225,000 jobs were created in January.
Wage growth was near or above 3% for its 23rd consecutive month.
A recent Gallup Poll shows that 74% of Americans believe they will be better off financially in a year and nearly 60% of Americans say they are better off financially than last year.
Since the passage of the USMCA, USDA farm exports are predicted to increase and farm incomes are expected to rise to nearly $100 billion this year.
The median Hispanic American income rose by $1,786 during President Trump’s first year in office.
Since President Trump was elected, 7.3 million jobs were created.
In December, the Hispanic American unemployment rate was at a near record low of 4.2%.
December marked the 22nd consecutive month that the unemployment rate was at or below 4%.
174,000 jobs were created in December.
In 2019, 1.5 million jobs were added for women. This accounts for more than 50% of total job gains for the first time ever.
In 2019, 2.1 million new jobs were created.
Under President Trump, 7 million people exited the food stamp program.
Under President Trump, incomes for black Americans have increased by 2.6%.
Economic confidence rebounded to record highs under President Trump because his pro-growth policies have and continue to put American workers and businesses first.
President Trump took action to increase transparency in federal agencies and protect Americans from administration abuse.
Since President Trump took office, 2.4 million Americans were lifted out of poverty.
Under President Trump, women’s unemployment reached record lows.
Since elected, President Trump created over 4.3 million new jobs for women.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs over 100 times under President Trump.
The FY2020 NDAA included paid parental leave for federal workers.
President Trump signed the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), an increase from $3.9 to $5.8 billion, the largest expansion ever.
Under President Trump, 350,000 fewer black Americans are living in poverty.
Youth unemployment rate recently reached the lowest rate in nearly 50 years.
Wage growth has remained at or above 3% for 15 months in a row; a benchmark reached for just three months total under President Obama.
The U.S. added a net 223,000 jobs in October, bringing the total number of jobs added since President Trump was elected to 6.9 million.
A record 158.5 million Americans are employed.
A record 73.7% of newly employed workers were people who were out of the workforce and who are now coming off the sidelines. More than 100,000 Americans entered the labor force last month alone.
The poverty rate among African Americans hit its lowest level in history.
There are 10,000 more factories in America today than on Election Day 2016.
September was the 108th straight month of positive job growth, the longest streak ever.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the Child Tax Credit by 100%, keeping more money in the pockets of hard working families.
The current unemployment rate is 3.5%, a 50-year low.
In December, the adult women’s unemployment rate hit 3.2%, the lowest since 1953.
The unemployment rate among women has been under 4% for 18 straight months.
The Asian American unemployment rate was 2.5%, near a historic low.
The Hispanic American unemployment rate hit several record lows in 2019, including falling below 4% for the first time in history.
More than 2.9 million jobs were created for Hispanic Americans since President Trump was elected.
Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the child tax credit was doubled to $2,000 per child.
Economic growth over the first half of 2019 hit an annual rate of 2.6%.
There are a record number of job openings, and July 2019 was the 17th consecutive month with more job openings than unemployed workers looking for work.
As a result of the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, nearly 9,000 Opportunity Zones were created in all 50 states, DC, and 5 territories.
During the President’s first year in office, the black American poverty rate fell to 21.2%, down from 22% the year before.
In 2019, the African American unemployment rate hit a record low and remained below 7% for the entire year.
The Hispanic American unemployment rate remained at a near record low of 4.2%.
Wage growth increased at 3.2% year over year in August; wages have now been growing at 3% or higher for 13 months in a row.
Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
African-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
More Americans - nearly 160 million – are employed than ever before.
Thanks to a robust job market, American consumers’ assessment of the economy reached its highest level in 19 years.
Real income per household has increased by $5,205 since 2017 and is growing now at nearly twice the average annual rate than during the previous administration.
We cut a record number of job-killing regulations – and as a result, the average American household will have an extra $3,000 dollars to put toward their dreams.
The US added 164,000 jobs in July, “underlining a solid labor market” that has added more than 6.4 million jobs since President Trump was elected.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that wages and salaries grew 3.4% in the first six months of 2019, indicating even better growth than originally shown by initial Labor Department numbers.
Launched whole-of-government approach to women’s economic empowerment around the world (W-GDP) with a goal of empowering 50 million women by 2025.
In the first 6 months of 2019, wage growth for the lowest 10% of wage earners increased by 6.6%.
During President Trump’s first year in office, the number of American women in poverty fell by nearly 600,000.
Since President Trump took office, the Hispanic American homeownership rose by more than a percentage point (46.3% to 47.4%).
Signed the biggest package of tax cuts and reforms in history. Since then, $876 billion dollars poured back into the U.S.
Asian-American unemployment recently reached the lowest rate ever recorded.
President Trump’s pro-growth policies have generated 6,370,000 jobs since Election Day.
The lowest record unemployment rate for Asian Americans (2.1%) came in June 2019.
The Department of Labor announced $1.5 million in grants to recruit, mentor, train, and retain more women in quality apprenticeship programs and careers.
As of May 2019, wages have grown faster than 3% for 10 months in a row.
President Trump has created 5.4 million jobs since taking office.
Unemployment rate for disabled Americans is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
President Trump signed an executive order which will enhance and develop the United States’ cybersecurity workforce.
Average hourly earnings increased at a 3.2% pace in April “the ninth straight month in which growth topped 3 percent.”
The U.S. GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, well above expectations as many experts predicted an economic slowdown to start 2019.
Analyses showed that the USCMA will spur economic growth, create 176,000 jobs, add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy, and raise wages.
According to the annual survey by the nonprofit Employee Benefit Research Institute, 82% of retirees are optimistic about their ability to live comfortably in retirement, up from 75% last year.
The Department of Labor announced $2 million in funds for disability policy development and technical assistance centers to help employers recruit, retain, and advance employees with disabilities.
Home-ownership among Hispanics recently hit the highest rate in a decade.
Unemployment claims reached another historic low, decreasing 8,000 to 196,000, the lowest since October 1969.
Women’s unemployment recently hit its lowest rate in more than 65 years.
The African American unemployment rate has been at or below 7% for 14 months; prior to the Trump Administration, it reached that mark just once in April 2000.
The unemployment rate for Hispanic Americans has now been below 5% for the last 11 months; prior to the Trump Administration, it had reached that mark just once in October 2006.
Unemployment has remained at or below 4% for 12 months, the longest such streak in nearly 50 years.
President Trump has added 5.1 million jobs since taking office in 2017.
The Labor Department announced $13.5 million in Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program grants, which provide services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into the labor force.
Ford is building a new factory in Michigan for autonomous vehicles; it’s expected to create nearly a thousand jobs by 2023.
The U.S. posted nearly 7.6 million open jobs in January, there are now 1 million more open jobs than unemployed persons.
Under the Trump economy, wages have risen, benefitting the lowest-paid workers.
Labor force participation is at a 5 year high as Americans left behind by President Obama are flooding back into the labor market thanks to President Trump’s pro-worker policies.
The national unemployment rate has remained at or below 4% for a full year.
February 2019 marked the 7th straight month of 3% or better wage growth as gains reached 3.4%, the best in a decade.
According the National Federation of Independent Businesses monthly survey, small business hiring was at an all-time high in February.
President Trump has added nearly 5 million jobs since he took office just two years ago.
Initial estimates demonstrate U.S. gross domestic product grew at 2.9% in 2018, far above sluggish gains under President Obama.
Designated 8,764 Opportunity Zones to promote new jobs in low-income communities.
Under our tax cut, small businesses can now deduct 20% of their business income.
In January 2019, those left out of the economy came flooding back in, as the labor participation rate reached its highest point in 6 years.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, wages rose more than 3% for the first time in more than 10 years.
The Hispanic American unemployment rate remained at a near record low of 4.3%.
Median income for Hispanic-Americans surpassed $50,000 for the first time ever.
The Pledge to America’s Workers has secured private-sector commitments to provide 14 million jobs and training opportunities to American workers.
The official poverty rates for African-Americans and Hispanics reached new lows.
The Department of Labor announced proposed rulemaking that will empower small businesses by allowing them to band together to offer 401(k) plans to their workers through Association Retirement Plans.
Blue-collar jobs recently grew at the fastest rate in more than THREE DECADES.
The unemployment rate fell to 3.7%, a near 50 year low.
September 26, 2018 The Department Of Labor awarded nearly $1.5 million to help recruit, train, and retain more women in apprenticeship programs, and empower them to pursue careers in manufacturing, cy
Unemployment remains historically low, as the number of Americans filing for unemployment hit its lowest point since 1969.
Wage growth soared at its fastest pace since the Great Recession” and the unemployment rate held “near a generational low” of 3.9 percent.
President Trump celebrates an economic and stock market boom, lowered unemployment and bringing manufacturing jobs back to America from overseas.
More than 7 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps since the election.
President Donald Trump’s economy beat expectations in August in an impressive month that saw 201,000 jobs added.
Saved Family Farms from the Death Tax and doubled the Child Tax Credit.
Q2 GDP growth accelerated to 4.1% despite the many “experts” who claimed this was impossible. (BEA)
In just 6 months, the historic tax cuts are yielding tremendous results for workers and taxpayers all across the country. The unemployment rate was at a 3.8% - an 18 year low.
U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969.
President Trump signed an executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker to address the skills gap that keeps many high paying jobs vacant, and grow the American workfor
President Donald J. Trump proclaimed July 17, 2018, as made in America Day, and the week July 15 through July 21, 2018, as made in America Week.
In June 2018, the labor force grew by 601,000 workers, as the labor force participation rate for all workers increased. Earlier this year, the labor force participation rate for prime-age workers, tho
Average weekly earnings rose by 3.0 percent over the past 12 months for all private employees and for production and non-supervisory workers alike— more evidence that the President’s policies are bene
The U.S. economy continues its longest, consecutive streak of positive monthly job numbers, with employment growth averaging 215,000 jobs per month in 2018–larger than the gains in both 2016 and 2017.
In Just Six Months, the Historic Tax Cuts are Yielding Tremendous Results for Workers and Taxpayers All Across the Country. The Unemployment Rate–Currently 3.8%–is at an 18-Year Low.
The U.S. Economy Added 213,000 Jobs in June.
There is a Record High Economic Optimism of 51% which means 51 Percent of People Think the Economy is Good or Excellent.
The Trump Administration Launches OPIC Committing to Provide Women in Latin America with Access to Capital, Jobs, and Opportunities to Prosper
The Trump Administration Participates in a Roundtable Discussion with the Secretaries’ Innovation Group on Expanding Skills-Based Workforce Education Programs to Help Secure Family-Sustaining Jobs
Won bids for the 2026 World Cup and the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
President Trump Celebrates 500 Days of Strengthening the American Economy
Unemployment Rate Fell to 3.8% in May, the Lowest Rate Since 2000
The U.S. Economy Added 223,000 Jobs in May 2018
There are 6.6 Million Job Openings, an All-time Record (This Competition Should Drive Wage Growth)
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2018 as National Homeownership Month.
President Trump adjusts the Proclamation on Aluminum Imports to Ensure National Security
President Trump Relieves Community and Regional Banks from Dodd-Frank’s Burdensome and Costly Regulations
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 20 through May 26, 2018, as World Trade Week.
As the Economy Grows, Federal Revenues are Increasing. April had a Record Surplus of $214 billion
The United States Announced Amendments to the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement to Better Benefit American Cars, Pharmaceuticals, Steel, and Agriculture Products
Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 29 through May 5, 2018, as Small Business Week.
There is an Average 3% Growth the Last Three Quarters. Under President Obama, Annual Growth Averaged 1.9%.
USDA and USTR Announced Argentina Would Be Accepting US Pork Products For The First Time In 26 Years As Part of President Trump’s Push to Open Markets to American Agriculture
President Trump Reduces Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility
The Trump Administration Has Taken Steps to Provide Hope to Forgotten Areas of the Country by Designating Opportunity Zones in 18 States
March Job Report Shows 2.9 Million New Jobs Have Been Added Since President Trump’s Election
The Number of People Receiving Unemployment Benefits is Running at the Lowest Level in 45 Years
President Trump Instructed the United States Trade Representative to Look Into An Additional $100 Billion of Tariffs on Chinese Goods Under Section 301
Veteran unemployment recently fell to its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.
The March Job Report Shows 2.9 Million New Jobs Have Been Added Since President Trump’s Election
Imposed tariffs on foreign Steel & Aluminum to protect our national security.
Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.
President Trump Announced New Tariffs, Under Section 301, on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods for Unfair Trade Practices That Steal American Intellectual Property
We have created over half a million manufacturing jobs since my election. More manufacturing jobs were created in 2018 than any single year in the last 20 years.
Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States.
Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.
A Family of Four Making $73,000 Will Get a Cut of Over $2,000–Cutting Their Taxes in Half.
The Manufacturing Index Rose to the Highest Level Since May 2004 According to the Institute for Supply Management
Manufacturing, consumer and small business confidence recently set record highs.
President Trump Establishes Rural Infrastructure Program
Small Business Had a Record Number of Owners Saying Now is a Good Time to Expand, According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Monthly Jobs Report
Jobless Claims Reached the Lowest Level in 45 Years (1973)
Wages Grew By 2.9 Percent in 2017, the Largest Increase in 8 Years.
The Economy Added 3 Million Jobs Since January 2017
Over 500 Companies (507) Have Announced Bonuses, Wage Increases, and New Investments
GDP Grew by 2.6 Percent in the Fourth Quarter of 2017
The Trump Administration Has Conducted 82 Major Actions Protecting U.S. Trade By Initiating 82 Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations, An Increase of 58 Percent Over The Previous Year
Unemployment Rates in 13 States Hit Record Lows
Presidential Proclamation to Take Certain Actions under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes.
President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Imposes a 10 Percent Repatriation Tax of Corporate Profits Held Offshore
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Signed into Law by President Trump
Foxconn Invests in Building Factory in Wisconsin, Plans to Employ Thousands in U.S.
White House Announces $200 Million in Grant Funds Directed Toward STEM Education in FY 2018, Ivanka Trump Spearheads Effort
1.6 Million Americans Exit the Food Stamp Program
1.7 Million Jobs Added Since President Trump Took Office
The President Signed the First Major Tax Reform in 30 Years.
Under President Trump’s Leadership, Congress Passed Historic Tax Cuts and Relief for Hard Working Americans Not Seen Since President Reagan
Federal Agencies Achieved $8.1 Billion In Lifetime Net Regulatory Cost Savings, The Equivalent of $570 Million Per Year
President Trump Puts Obama-era Regulation on Hold and Cuts Red Tape, Saving $378 Million
Small Business Job Creation Hits All-Time High
The Dow Jones rose above 24,000 for the first time in history.
U.S. GDP Raised to 3.3 Percent in Third Quarter
Department of Justice Announces $98 Million in Grant Funding to Allow 802 Additional Full-Time Law Enforcement Officers
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 13 through November 19, 2017, as National Apprenticeship Week.
Unemployment Rate Hits 17-Year Low
Department of Agriculture Invests $2.5 Billion in Rural Electric Improvements
Broadcom Inc. Moves Headquarters Back to the U.S.
Presidential Executive Order on the Revocation of Executive Order Creating Labor-Management Forums.
U.S. Household Wealth Rises $1.7 Trillion to Record $96.2 Trillion
Home Prices Reach New All-Time Highs with a 6.1 Percent Annual Gain
The Trump administration reformed the welfare system by streamlining benefits to those who need them and putting able-bodied individuals back to work.
Presidential Executive Order on Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States.
Corning Invests $500 million, Creates 1,000 New U.S. Jobs
Presidential Proclamation to Modify Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences and for Other Purposes.
President Trump Signs Executive Order to Expand Apprenticeship Programs
President Trump Announced That He Intends to Renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to Better Reflect Our Modern Economy While Benefiting All Parties Involved
Presidential Executive Order on Establishment of Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy.
Presidential Executive Order Addressing Trade Agreement Violations and Abuses.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 30 through May 6, 2017, as Small Business Week.
Presidential Executive Order on Identifying and Reducing Tax Regulatory Burdens.
President Trump Signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order
President Trump signed an executive order to review ways to reduce the U.S. trade deficit and bring back jobs to America.
Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Enhanced Collection and Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties and Violations of Trade and Customs Laws.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2017 as National Financial Capability Month.
Under President Trump, the homebuilder confidence rose to a 12-year high.
Presidential Executive Order on Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the “Water of the United States” Rule
President Trump Signs House Joint Resolution 38 to Support U.S. Coal Production, Repeals Stream Protection Rule
President Trump the review of harmful financial regulations that hurt consumers and small businesses.
President Trump Signs Executive Order on Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System
President Trump Withdraws the U.S. from the Job-Killing Trans-Pacific Partnership