Hispanic Heritage Month

  • Hispanic Heritage Month started this week and it marks an important time to honor the Hispanic community’s many contributions to our country.

    • The Republican Party is honored to count on the support of many Hispanic voters and continuing to earn the votes of many more.

    • President Trump’s policies have empowered the Hispanic community and given voice to their values.

    • The Hispanic community is thriving during the Trump presidency.

  • Under President Trump, Hispanic Americans have experienced record low unemployment.

    • More than 2.1 million jobs have been created for Hispanic Americans.

    • The Hispanic American unemployment rate is at a historic low of 4.2%.

  • The median Hispanic American income rose by $1,786 during President Trump’s first year in office.

    • In 2017, the median Hispanic American income hit its highest ever recorded level ($50,486).

  • Since taking office, the Hispanic American homeownership rose by more than a percentage point (46.3% to 47.4%).

  • In addition to the booming economy, President Trump renegotiated freer and fairer trade deals such as the USMCA.

  • President Trump has stood up to socialism and communism in Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua.

    • Thanks to pressure from President Trump, 50 countries followed President Trump’s leadership in recognizing Juan Guaidó as the legitimate leader of Venezuela.

    • The Trump administration has rolled back President Obama’s disastrous rapprochement with Cuba, which only benefited the country’s dictatorship instead of its people.

    • At the direction of President Trump, the Treasury Department has imposed sanctions against senior officials in the Nicaraguan regime for their role in human rights abuses and undermining democracy.

  • The President has made it clear that American interests do not align with failed socialist policies.