President Trump’s policies have put the American economy into high gear. Since President Trump was elected over 6.3 million jobs have been created. Over 500,000 manufacturing jobs have been created since the president was elected. More than one million jobs have been created in 2019 alone. The GDP for the first quarter of 2019 was 3.1%. Highlights of August’s jobs report: The unemployment rate held at a near generational low – 3.7%. The U.S. added 130,000 jobs in August. 3,000 new manufacturing jobs were added. 13,000 new construction jobs were added. 60,000 new jobs for women. Wage growth remained strong at 3.2% – the 13th month in a row of 3% or better. A staggering 571,000 people reentered the labor market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs more than 80 times under President Trump, including closing higher than 26,000 points for the first time in its history. Under President Trump’s leadership, Congress passed historic tax cuts and relief for hard-working Americans. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the first major tax reform signed in 30 years.  As a result of the historic tax cuts, nearly 9,000 Opportunity Zones were created in all 50 states, DC, and 5 territories. Opportunity Zones will spur $100 billion in private capital investment and impact nearly 35 million Americans. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the Child Tax Credit by 100% keeping more money in the pockets of hardworking mothers. 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 has rolled back unnecessary job-killing regulations at a record clip which has saved billions and unleashed massive economic growth.

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