Four years ago, Americans elected me president to go to Washington, drain the swamp and produce real results for them. Now they have a choice: continue the record of prosperity that my administration delivered or return to the old Washington status quo, where Beltway insiders enriched themselves at the expense of hardworking Americans across the country.
My administration has delivered safety, prosperity and opportunity for all Americans by keeping our promises and implementing an America First agenda to support working people and their families over the past four years. The American people deserve so much more than what the Democratic ticket has to offer in this election. After enduring eight disastrous years of the Obama-Biden mess, the nation deserves to enjoy eight full years of growth and economic prosperity under my administration.
In my first three years in office, our country added more than 7 million new jobs, including more than 500,000 in the manufacturing sector. Throughout that time, nearly 6.6 million Americans were lifted out of poverty, including nearly 2.8 million children.More from Opinion House GOP Leader McCarthy: I’m voting for President Trump. As a direct result of the middle-class tax cuts that I signed into law just months into my first year in office, the average American family of four saved $2,000. I also eliminated former President Barack Obama’s health care tax — the individual mandate provision of ObamaCare — in a move that provided millions of American households with additional relief.My administration’s policies put America in a position to recover quickly from the unforeseen and unprecedented pandemic from China.
Despite the challenges presented by the China virus, we did all we could to help see hardworking Americans through these difficult times.Thanks to my emergency economic relief legislation, more than 159 million Americans received direct financial assistance during the pandemic. Meanwhile, our Paycheck Protection Program helped protect 51 million American jobs, allocating over $525 billion in forgivable loans for over 5.2 million small businesses.