The economy and jobs affect every single living person. The importance of a strong and growing economy cannot be overstated.

Donald Trump just announced his plan for the economy. It was a plan that follows every Republican plan for the economy. Cut taxes for the wealthy and corporations so the money will trickle down to the rest of us.

Under President Obama job growth has been strong and consistent. As President Obama noted in a recent tweet, “The economy added 255,000 jobs in July- a record-breaking 77 months of private-sector job growth.”

Democrats believe there is dignity in all work, but that workers deserve a fair and livable minimum wage. Democrats believe in an economy that builds families and works for everyone. We want to stop tax breaks for the wealthiest and most prosperous. Democrats advocate for an economic plan that lifts working families’ income and lifts children out of poverty.