10.22.2020 0

Numbers Don’t Lie: Trump’s Success by the Numbers

By Catherine Mortensen

With so much information coming at us each day, it can be hard to get through all the data to know what’s important, and what’s not. Our research team did the heavy lifting for you and came up with what we think are the most compelling numbers to focus on in the upcoming election.


$68,703 median household income for 2019, highest ever!

56% of registered voters say they are better off now than they were four years ago.

10.5% U.S. poverty rate for 2019, lowest ever recorded!

2.81%30-year fixed-rate mortgagelowest in modern history!

1.4% U.S. inflation rate.

$31.7 billion decline in U.S. trade in goods deficit with China in first eight months of 2020 compared to 2016.


128 million coronavirus tests administered nationwide, by far the most in the free world!

4 number of coronavirus vaccines in Phase 3 trials, which is the last phase.


14 million number of jobs recovered since April.

50 million number of jobs saved by Paycheck Protection Program.

Border security

371 miles of border wall completed.

53 percent drop in illegal border crossings in fiscal year 2020.

World peace

50+ hostages President Donald Trump has freed from 22 countries.

4 Nobel Peace Prize nominations for President Trump

3 peace deals brokered by President Trump with Serbia and Kosovo, Israel and Bahrain, and Israel and United Arab Emirates.


218 lifetime appointments to federal courts by President Trump.


$0 amount of current individual mandate.

Catherine Mortensen is Vice President of Communications for Americans for Limited Government.

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