President Trump Delivers on Jobs for the American People
“Today we take one more step in putting the jobs, wages, and economic security of American citizens first.” – President Donald J. Trump
FROM 8 YEARS OF OBSTRUCTION TO 8 WEEKS OF ACTION: Today, President Donald J. Trump announced TransCanada would receive a Presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
Despite complying with every requirement and study, including relocating the route, the Keystone XL pipeline faced eight years of obstruction.
- In his first week in office, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum to clear roadblocks to construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
- The Keystone XL pipeline is a $8 billion investment that will move 800,000 barrels of oil per day to Gulf Coast refineries, reducing the United States’ dependency on foreign oil.
- Constructing the Keystone XL pipeline is expected to support 42,100 jobs across the country for up to two years, 16,100 would be directly related to the project.
- The Keystone XL pipeline is expected to contribute approximately $3.4 billion to the United States GDP.
- Under the Trump administration, Government bureaucracy is getting out of the way so this $8 billion investment can finally get started.
PARTNERING WITH PRIVATE SECTOR: Today, President Trump joined Charter Communications in announcing their commitment to invest in American jobs.
- Charter will be opening a brand new call center in McAllen, Texas, where the company will create 600 new American jobs.
- Charter will invest $25 billion in its United States infrastructure.
- Over the next four years, Charter will hire 20,000 American workers and is committed to on-shore 100 percent of the foreign call center and technical support roles it inherited from Time Warner Cable.
MAKING JOB CREATION A PRIORITY: President Donald J. Trump is looking out for the American workers who Washington has left behind.
- President Trump has worked with the private sector to deliver tens of thousands of new jobs for Americans.
- President Trump ordered the United States to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and negotiations.
- President Trump signed legislation, House Joint Resolution 38, to prevent the burdensome “Stream Protection Rule” from causing further harm to the coal industry.
- President Trump ordered the review of the “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States,” known as the WOTUS rule, to evaluate whether it is stifling economic growth or job creation.
THE PRESIDENT FULFILLING HIS PROMISE: President Trump promised the American people he would put their interests first.
- In his “Contract with the American Voter,” President Trump promised he would lift “roadblocks and allow vital energy infrastructure projects, like the Keystone Pipeline, to move forward.”
- As a candidate, Mr. Trump promised “I am going to bring back the jobs that have been stripped away from you and your country.”