A strong economy makes for a strong Nation
â€śSo to every citizen at home tonight,â€ť President Trump said during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, â€śthis is your time.â€ť That optimism and confidence has spread across the country. More than 250 companies have announced bonuses, pay raises, higher retirement plan contributions, or other investments in their business or workforce.
â€śMillions of Americans will have more take-home pay starting next month,â€ť the President told Americans this week. â€śA lot more.â€ť
The Presidentâ€™s speech in 88 seconds
If you missed the Presidentâ€™s speech or simply want to relive the highlights, this montage video clocks in at 1 minute and 28 seconds.
The game plan to rebuild America
He laid out a number of steps to do so, including:
â€śI am asking both parties to come together to give us safe, fast, reliable, and modern infrastructure that our economy needs and our people deserve,â€ť President Trump told Congress.
Photo of the Day
First Lady Melania Trump at the State of the Union | January 30, 2018 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
Today, President Trump will deliver remarks to the 2018 House and Senate Republican Member Conference in Lewisburg, West Virginia.
In the afternoon, the Vice President will participate in a swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback.