Donald Trump called the troops windy and losers. President Biden has shown his respect for veterinarians by reducing their unemployment rate to an all-time low.
President Biden said in a statement on veterans unemployment rate at an all-time low:
Jill and I believe that our nation has a sacred obligation to American veterans and their families. Among other things, this means providing veterans with the tools and resources for economic opportunity, security and dignity. My administration’s approach is working: Today, the unemployment rate for veterans is 2.4%, the lowest rate ever, and down from the average of 6.5% in 2020.
Veterans from all backgrounds are finally getting involved in the deal. Unemployment rates for white, black, Asian and Hispanic veterans, male and female, fell and were the same or lower than their non-veteran counterparts in 2021. And the unemployment rate for veterans with service-related disabilities fell to 3.4%.
This historic advance is the result of my administration’s efforts to rebuild the American economy from the bottom up and from the center. We continue to build on this record with initiatives to bring veterans into critical industries like trucking and ensure they are well-paid, quality jobs. And we are continuing our work to reduce the costs that veterans and working families face.
The Biden administration has several efforts underway to increase employment among veterinarians. The latter is a program to help veterans find jobs as truck drivers. The trucking industry is facing a shortage of drivers, and the Biden administration is trying to help vets who can do the job become drivers.
The President and First Lady’s commitment to veterans is deep and personal.
The nation has come a long time since the previous administration, where the the former president called people who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country windy and defeated.
President Biden is doing more than just respect veterans. He is dealing with a veteran employment problem that has plagued the nation for decades.
Joe Biden is delivering for those who risked their lives for the nation.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in political science. His undergraduate work has focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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