Where Trump and Clinton Stand on America’s Biggest Money Issues

Here’s a look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on the biggest money issues facing Americans today: Jobs:  Tepid income growth and a smaller share of the population at work have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended. And most jobs that pay decent wages require more education than in the past, leaving many workers feeling left behind. Trump says he would cut regulations and taxes to spur more hiring, and renegotiate or withdraw from trade agreements to bring jobs back to the U.S. Clinton says she would spend more on roads, tunnels, and other infrastructure and make state colleges and universities tuition free to most students. Even though hiring has been healthy for the past six years, incomes have lagged. A typical household didn’t see its income recover to pre-recession levels until just this past July. And the proportion of Americans working or looking for work remains below pre-recession levels, as some of the unemployed have given up searching for jobs.

Where Trump and Clinton Stand on America’s Biggest Money Issues

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