“Why the Rust Belt just gave Donald Trump a hero’s welcome”
– Salena Zito, in the New York Post
Last night in Youngstown, Ohio, the “town was on fire,” writes Salena Zito, in the New York Post. Preparing for the President’s visit, “By 1 in the afternoon on Tuesday, every main thoroughfare downtown was filled with happy people heading toward the Covelli Centre,” Zito reported. She interviewed Donald Skowron, a retired police officer, who said he was “very happy with the president’s performance so far,” and Dave Torrance who said the president is “doing the right things.” She offers insights into how the President connects with working class voters, and how he is offering them hope that once again, the American dream is alive.
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In The Daily Signal, Walt Heyer writes “I was once transgender. Why I think Trump made the right decision for the military,” writing the government “paying for transition-related surgeries for military service members and their families is beyond comprehensible.”
On the healthcare front, in USA Today, Sen. Tim Scott writes that “families across the country are seeing triple-digit premium hikes and sky-high deductibles” under Obamacare, and the need for the Senate to act and pass legislation repealing and replacing the failed law is needed “to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable care.”
In incredible economic news, Reuters reports that according to data from the Conference Board, “U.S. consumer confidence jumped to a near 16-year high in July amid optimism over the labor market,” a report that “underscore[s] the economy’s strong fundamentals.”
CNBC reports that both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit “intraday and closing” record highs on Tuesday.