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Blue Collar President Donald Trump

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald Trump is on his way to Pennsylvania, one of many states where this Administration’s blue-collar, middle-class agenda is making a difference. 
 
Before China and the World Health Organization allowed COVID-19 Coronavirus to spread across the globe—a fact Democrats and liberal media outlets continue to ignore for partisan political reasons—America was in the midst of a massive blue-collar boom.
 
Wages rose, inequality fell, and the unemployment rate dipped to a 50-year low.

President Donald Trump walks across the tarmac in Prescott, Arizona. (White House)

President Donald Trump walks across the tarmac in Prescott, Arizona. (White House)

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August Jobs Report: Economy Continues to Rebound As Unemployment Rate Drops

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – In August, America added nearly 1.4 million new jobs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly Employment Situation Report, in line with the consensus forecast. The unemployment rate fell by 1.8 percentage points to 8.4 percent, the second largest decline on record. The August jobs report confirms that the strong recovery continues.

Just a few months ago, America had an unemployment rate of 3.5 percent—the lowest rate in 50 years—before jumping to a peak of 14.7 percent in April due to devastation wrought by COVID-19 Coronavirus.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates drop across State

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The unemployment situation in three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to improve in July following business closures earlier in the year due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus health emergency.

Montgomery County unemployment rate was 9.9 percent in July. That’s down 0.1 percent from June’s 10.0 percent.

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Tennessee Unemployment continues to Drop across the State Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee’s unemployment rate decreased in June for the second consecutive month after reaching an all-time high in April, according to preliminary data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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Tennessee Unemployment Rates Fall in Every County

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Record-high unemployment rates recorded in counties across Tennessee in April experienced sizable decreases as the state slowly reopened in May 2020, according to preliminary data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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United States Job Losses in April show Many Workers are still Connected to their Employers

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Over the past weeks, Americans’ efforts to slow COVID-19 Coronavirus’s spread have helped flatten the curve. As a result of this action, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) April Employment Situation report shows that nonfarm payroll employment fell by 20.5 million and the unemployment rate (U-3) jumped 10.3 percentage points to 14.7 percent.

Both of these monthly changes are the largest in the series’ histories, as never before has the United States halted large portions of its economic activity.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Decreases or Holds Steady Across State

 

February County Unemployment Rates Largely Unaffected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows unemployment rates improve in many counties during February 2020. The lagging statistic reflects the employment situation before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency starts to take an unprecedented toll on the economy.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates in January increased

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – New data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows unemployment increases in nearly all of Tennessee’s 95 counties in January 2020. 

Montgomery County unemployment rate in January was 4.1 percent, up 0.7 percent from December’s 3.4 percent.

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Second Lady Karen Pence Highlights New Measures to Help Create Employment Solutions for Military Spouses

 

The White HouseFort Campbell, KY – On Friday, February 28th, 2020, Second Lady Karen Pence, joined by the Secretary of Defense’s wife, Leah Esper, traveled to U. S. Army Fort Campbell to encourage and show appreciation for the military spouses.  

There, Mrs. Pence delivered remarks, emphasizing the significant role spouses play in the strength of the United States Army. She recognized that along with their service, comes many challenges such as finding employment.

Second Lady Karen Pence

Second Lady Karen Pence

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President Donald Trump in State of the Union Address Remarks

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much.

Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow citizens:

Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, incomes are soaring, poverty is plummeting, crime is falling, confidence is surging, and our country is thriving and highly respected again. (Applause.) America’s enemies are on the run, America’s fortunes are on the rise, and America’s future is blazing bright.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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