Consumer confidence registered a 15-year high after the election. The stock market is shattering records. Job numbers are improving. These data points are evidence that the economic "spirit of optimism" about which President Trump has spoken frequently in recent days is real.
As the National Association of Manufacturers kicks off its annual "State of Manufacturing" tour this week, we can declare that manufacturers in America are optimistic about the future because we now have a true advocate, partner and ally in the White House.