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Campaign Press Release - The Great American Comeback Continues

August 21, 2020

40 states added back jobs in July, and all 50 states have added jobs over the last three months

Key Takeaways:

  • 40 states added jobs in July according to the Labor Department's state jobs report released this morning
    • In the last two months, 22 states have added back a whopping 100,000 or more jobs
    • Every state in the nation has added back jobs over the last three months
  • The unemployment rate fell in 30 states in July
    • 7 states' unemployment rate dropped by 2 percentage points or more
  • Under President Trump's leadership, the Great American Comeback is underway
    • The economy added back 9.3 million jobs since May, breaking historic records
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    • More than 40 percent of the jobs lost during the Coronavirus outbreak have been added back

40 States Recorded Job Growth In July

In July, Nonfarm Payroll Increased In 40 States And The District Of Columbia. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/21/20)



The Unemployment Rate Fell In 30 States

In July, The Unemployment Rate Fell In 30 States. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/21/20



Under President Trump's Leadership, The Economy Is Roaring Back And Breaking Records

Since May, The U.S. Added 9,279,000 Jobs, With Record One Month Gains Of 2.7, 4.8 and 1.8 Million Jobs. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/21/20)

42 Percent Of The Jobs Lost During The Pandemic Have Now Been Recovered. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/20; "US Added 1.8 Million Jobs In July; Unemployment Rate Drops To 10.2 Percent," Associated Press, 8/7/20)

  • It Took Nearly Two Years For The Same Percentage Of Jobs To Return During The Biden-Led "Recovery." (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/20)

The Paycheck Protection Program Has Provided $521 Billion To Over 5 Million U.S. Businesses, Protecting A Total Of More Than 51 Million Jobs. ("Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Report,"? U.S. Small Business Administration, 7/31/20; "Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Report," Small Business Administration, 6/30/20)

There Has Been A Total Of $265 Billion In Coronavirus Relief Payments To 159 Million Americans. (News Release, "Treasury, IRS Deliver 89.5 Million Economic Impact Payments In First Three Weeks, Release State-By-State Economic Impact Payment Figures,"?IRS,?7/17/20)?

Donald J. Trump, Campaign Press Release - The Great American Comeback Continues Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/345642

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