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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the report that a record 157,878,000 Americans were employed in the month of August, an increase of 590,000 from July, Steve Moore, FreedomWorks Senior Economic Contributor, commented:
The U. S. economy made history at the end of July by sustaining the longest expansion period on record. While the benefits of this prosperity have impacted all different groups and demographics, the benefits to our American senior population in particular are considerable. Here are several ways U.S. economic growth is enabling citizens over 55 to drive even greater economic success.
Federal spending Opens a New Window. so far this year has already topped $3 trillion -- a new record for the first eight months of the year -- and Congress Opens a New Window. is once again coming up on an appropriations deal impasse.
Give credit where it’s due. President Trump and the White House have put together an immigration plan that recognizes the short- and long-term challenges that America faces in the labor market. These challenges are a direct threat to the future of the nation, and we must begin treating them seriously.
FreedomWorks Foundation, American Legislative Exchange Council, Tea Party Patriots and Committee to Unleash Prosperity in partnership with a coalition of conservative organizations and prominent individuals, launched the Save Our Country Task Force.