|Last night’s State of the Union address was unforgettable, as President Trump told the Great American Comeback Story that’s unfolding across our country. |
“Jobs are booming, incomes are soaring, poverty is plummeting, crime is falling, confidence is surging, and our country is thriving and highly respected again,” the President said. “America’s enemies are on the run, America’s fortunes are on the rise, and America’s future is blazing bright.”
On the issues that matter most to working families, from fixing our broken trade deals to rebuilding our great military, President Trump has kept his promises.
Some of the best examples of those results came from the special guests who joined the President and First Lady last night. Here are just a few of their stories:
Charles McGee, 100 years old and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, served our country in three wars: World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. “General McGee, our Nation salutes you,” the President said.
Amy Williams is a military mother who works full-time while raising two young children. She still finds time to devote countless hours to helping other military families. Last night, President Trump had a surprise: “I am thrilled to inform you that your husband is back from deployment. He is here with us tonight.”
Tony Rankins is an Army veteran—and a prime example of how the President’s economic policies have life-changing results. Take Opportunity Zones, part of the 2017 tax cuts law: Tony climbed back from homelessness and found a job with a construction company that invests in these distressed communities. “He is now a top tradesman, drug-free, reunited with his family,” President Trump said.
Carl and Marsha Mueller. Last year, U.S. Special Forces took out the world’s top terrorist, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Muellers tragically lost their daughter Kayla at the hands of this vicious killer. In her honor, the U.S. mission was named Task Force 8-14, a reference to Kayla’s August 14th birthday. In the President’s words: “America’s warriors never forgot Kayla—and neither will we.”
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