Apparently, Democrats are against black and Hispanic Americans having economic prosperity.
As President Donald Trump celebrated historic low unemployment numbers during his state of the Union address on Tuesday, but Congressional Democrats refused to stand and applaud.
Footage panning across the Capitol dome as Trump touted unprecedented rates of employment for blacks, Hispanics and the disabled, Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, defiantly remained in their seats after Trump
“Unemployment has reached the lowest rate in half a century. African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American unemployment have all reached their lowest levels ever recorded,” Trump said. “Unemployment for Americans with disabilities has also reached an all-time low.”
Trump: "African-American, hispanic-american, and Asian American unemployment have all reached their lowest levels ever recorded."
Democrats remained seated, almost all of them refused to clap.
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) February 6, 2019
American Urban Radio Network’s April Ryan also noted the Democrats’ behavior on Twitter.
Dems definitely did not stand on the black and brown unemployment rate numbers @realDonaldTrump announced
— AprilDRyan (@AprilDRyan) February 6, 2019
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hispanic unemployment continues to remain at one of its lowest rates in nearly half a century. In January 2019, a near-record high of 27.6 million Hispanics are employed and participating in the workforce.
These historic numbers are the direct result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that President Trump signed in December 2017, which paved the way for small business owners to make significant investments to expand facilities, boost productivity, and increase hiring and wages.
As a result of the tax relief, an estimated that 9 out of 10 Americans saw an increase in their take-home pay, according to a joint study by the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Treasury.