When it comes to the priorities of his administration, President-elect Donald Trump says he will have two simple rules: buy American, and hire Americans.
Tweeting Thursday morning, Trump said, “My Administration will follow two simple rules,” and added a link to his Instagram account with the following meme:
Buy American and Hire American
So far the U.S. economy has reacted very positively to President Elect Donald Trump.
US Consumer Confidence Climbed To 15-Year High In December
The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed to 113.7 in December, up from 109.4 in November and the highest since it reached 114 in August 2001. It’s another sign consumers are confident in the aftermath of a divisive election campaign.
Trump Stock Market Rally
From The Hill:
The U.S. stock market rallied to new highs in the weeks following Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States. The “Trump rally” was strongest in segments of the market projected to benefit the most from policy changes under his administration. Small company, financial services and energy stocks were among the winners…
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr told him the automaker would not move a Kentucky plant to Mexico, but the firm said it informed him the decision was to keep one vehicle in U.S. production.
On Thursday, Trump posted on Twitter: “I worked hard with Bill Ford to keep the Lincoln plant in Kentucky. I owed it to the great State of Kentucky for their confidence in me!”
“He will be keeping the Lincoln plant in Kentucky – no Mexico,” the President-elect tweeted.
Big day on Thursday for Indiana and the great workers of that wonderful state.We will keep our companies and jobs in the U.S. Thanks Carrier
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 30, 2016
IBM announces 25,000 jobs in US before Trump meeting
IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty said she plans to hire about 25,000 people in the U.S. and invest $1 billion over the next four years, laying out her vision for filling technology jobs in America on the eve of a meeting of industry leaders with President-elect Donald Trump.