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“A sorry period in Congressional history ended Wednesday with the Senate acquittal of President Trump on two articles of impeachment passed by a partisan and reckless Democratic House. Chalk up one more victory for the Framers of the Constitution, who realized the dangers of political factions and created the Senate to check them,” The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes.
🎬 Watch: President Trump holds up the headline: “TRUMP ACQUITTED”
A Breakdown of Trump’s Most Triumphant Week Yet
“Whether one is a Donald Trump supporter or not, it’s impossible to deny this has been one of the best weeks for the Trump presidency ever.” Those successes include record-high approval ratings, a well-received State of the Union address, an expectations-shattering jobs report, and the end of Democrats’ impeachment stunt, Tristan Justice writes.
More: “Record economic optimism under Trump, better than Reagan, Clinton, Obama”
January Adds a Much Stronger-Than-Expected 225,000 Jobs
The Trump Economy shattered predictions again with 225,000 jobs added last month, beating the 158,000 expected, Jeff Cox reports. “There was more good news for workers: Average hourly earnings rose 3.1% over a year ago.” Wage growth for blue-collar workers outpaced gains for managers—a reversal from the previous administration.
Boom! “Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Record Is Even Stronger Than We Thought”
13 Key Takeaways From President Trump’s Epic State Of The Union Address
“President Donald Trump’s rousing State of the Union address to a divided Congress encouraged his supporters with bold defense of conservative values, overtly reached out to independents on the basis of successful implementation of domestic policy goals, and in so doing enraged the Democrat left on what was already a difficult day for them,” Mollie Hemingway writes.
5 amazing moments from an unforgettable State of the Union!
Trump, the Developer in Chief, Has a New Way to Fight Poverty
“After more than 50 years, the outdated government-dependency approach to fighting poverty has shown its limits,” writes Tomas Philipson, Acting Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. That’s why President Trump championed a new anti-poverty strategy with his 2017 “Opportunity Zones” tax cuts, which are spurring development and job creation in struggling communities.
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