Not a bad year
159,000 jobs have been added in the manufacturing industry.
Another 57,000 have been created in mining and logging.
The unemployment rate is its lowest in nearly 17 years.
And GDP growth topped 3 percent the past two quartersâ€”after zero such quarters in 2016.
The bottom line is that while the media largely ignores it, Americaâ€™s economy is firing on all cylinders. More growth means more of our citizens are able to afford their own homes, send their kids to college, and save for their retirements.
What tax reform is all about
In addition to tax relief for individuals, this bill is about restoring Americaâ€™s economic dominance by putting U.S. companies on a level playing field with foreign competitors.
Bonus: A 30-second cut of on the White House South Lawn.
A surprise for Christmas
President Trump met with service members yesterday, as well, making a visit to Walter Reedâ€™s USO Warrior & Family Center to visit military personnel recovering from injuries.
Photo of the Day
Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks to American troops in Afghanistan | December 21, 2017 (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)