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Opinion: Trump given no credit for good work
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President Donald Trump speaks in an address to the nation from the Oval Office at the White House about the coronavirus Wednesday, March, 11, 2020, in Washington. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Turn back to January 2020. The USA had the lowest unemployment rate, the greatest number of minorities employed, a steady return of manufacturing, no nuclear device firing in North Korea for three years and four more Islamic countries recognizing Israel as a nation. This came as a result of the efforts of President Trump and Republican decision makers.

The promise President Trump could not keep: Drain the Swamp. The tens of thousands of people on the government payroll who are paid tens of millions of dollars could not be fired, laid off or otherwise terminated. Their positions could not be terminated. When the denizens of the swamp were warned of the president’s intention they used all of their resources to aid the Democrats, in particular Mrs. Clinton, to create false charges of collusion with Russia and to invent charges that led to impeachment, which failed to remove him from office. Every possible method of disruption was used to thwart the success the Trump administration could gain, regardless of benefit to the American people.

Add that effort to the liberal media who used fake “leaks” from the swamp unknowns as tools to publicly denounce Trump. Incriminating documents that exposed the officials who participated in the false charges were redacted to unreadability. 

Then came COVID-19. The immediate halt to inbound flights from China by Trump was denounced by the left but may have saved thousands of lives. The fast track policy for drugs to fight the virus was led by Vice President Pence. Manufacturing of tools to fight the virus were immediately ordered by Trump. The logistics plan for rapid distribution of the drugs after FDA approval was formulated by Trump and is in place. The media gave no credit to the Trump administration for these efforts. 

So, the destruction is nearly complete. The corruption of the FBI, the CIA and the 

Department of Justice is finished. All that remains is to defeat the two Republican senators from Georgia. We must not allow that to happen.

Bruce W. Hallowell


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