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From the Right 05-08-2022

As President Biden and his liberal controlled Legislature's popularity numbers continue to sink, I decided to use this weeks editorial to compile President Trumps accomplishments. I'll try to categorize his accomplishments with a few examples in each group.

The Unprecedented Economic Boom under Trump:

- America gained 7 million new jobs.

- Middle class family income increased by nearly $6000.

- The unemployment rate sunk to 3.5% lowest in half a century 40 straight months of more job openings than hirings. Jobless claims hit a 50 year low.

- Unemployment insurance claims lowest on record.

- Incomes rose in every major city for the first time in 30 years.


A Greater Future and Opportunity for all Citizens:

- Record unemployment lows for African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, the disabled and those with less than a high school degree.

- Unemployment for women hits 70 year low.

- 7 million people off food stamps. Low income and blue collar workers saw a 16 % pay increase.

- African American home ownership increased by 5 %.


Returns business and industry to American Shores:

- Creates 1.2 million new manufacturing and construction jobs.

- Created policies to return supply chains from overseas.

- Small business optimism breaks 35 year old record.


Record Stock Market Numbers:

- Dow closed above 20,000 for the first time since 2017 and exceeded 30,000 in 2020.


Investing in Rural America:

- invested $1.3 billion to bring high speed internet to Rural America.


Achieved Record Setting Economic Comeback:

- Oct 2020 Gallup survey found 56% of Americans were better off during a pandemic than four years earlier.

-3rd Quarter of 2020 the economy grew 33.1%, the fastest GDP growth ever recorded.

- Household net worth grew $7.4 trillion in second quarter of 2020. Home prices hit all-time record highs.


Tax Relief for the Middle Class:

- More than 6 million Americans received wage increases due to tax cuts.

- Doubled the standard tax deduction making the first $24,000 for couples, tax free. Doubled the child tax credit.

- Eliminated unfair Estate and Death taxes.

- Cut Americas world highest tax from 35% to 21%. Over $1.5 trillion was repatriated into the US from overseas.


Ended the Regulatory Assault on American Business:

- Eliminated 8 old regulations for each new regulation.

- Removed 25,000 pages from the Federal Register

more than any previous President and more than the 16,000 added by the Obama Administration.

- Signed an Executive Order making it easier to create retirement plans.

- Modernized the Department of Agriculture biotechnology regulations.