Category: Republicans

Republicans | 3rd November 2018

Eight More Things About Yesterday’s Jobs Report

Yesterday’s jobs report was unquestionably positive: Wages rising, more Americans joining the labor force, and new jobs being created. We shared some of the reaction to this news, with economists […]

Republicans | 2nd November 2018

15 Things About Today’s Jobs Report

Wall Street Journal columnist James Freeman wrote this week, “But as Republicans prepare to make their closing arguments to U.S. voters, GOP candidates can justly say that their policies have […]

Republicans | 29th October 2018

Physicians group urges FTC to monitor insulin pricing

The American Medical Association is urging the Federal Trade Commission to take action against drug companies they say are contributing to high prices for insulin. In a letter to FTC Chairman […]

Republicans | 29th October 2018

Speaker Ryan Names Members To Cyberspace Solarium Commission

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today announced that he has appointed Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Dr. Samantha Ravich, and Mr. Frank Cilluffo to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. The commission, established […]

Republicans | 26th October 2018

Speaker Ryan Statement on Report Showing Strong Economic Growth

WASHINGTON—Following another strong GDP report showing an annual growth rate of 3.5 percent, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released this statement: “Month by month, we’ve seen consumer confidence rise, the job […]

Republicans | 25th October 2018

‘Congress Takes on Opioids’ |

On Wednesday, President Trump signed into law a sweeping, comprehensive bill to address the opioid epidemic from all angles—healing communities, strengthening law enforcement tools, and reforming the way medicine is […]

Republicans | 24th October 2018

Landmark Opioid Legislation Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON—Today, in an event noting the historic efforts of the administration and Congress in fighting the opioid epidemic, President Trump signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. House Speaker […]

Republicans | 17th October 2018

From 'The End of the World' to The Top

Then (Better Off) Now “Get used to it: Economists see “new normal” of slow growth” (AP, 12/5/16) “U.S. Economic Confidence Stuck at Lower Level” (Gallup, 7/19/16) “Is the US economic […]

Republicans | 17th October 2018

Better Off Now Guide: A Stronger Military

Undoing years of military cuts was a top priority. We:→ Gave our troops their biggest pay raise in 9 years→ Fully funded the Pentagon→ Addressed our military readiness crisis Sec. […]