For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 16, 2006
President's Statement on America's Economic Growth
America's economy is on the fast track. Today's revised report by the Commerce Department indicates our economy grew at 5.3 percent for the first quarter of this year. That is the fastest growth in two-and-a-half years and another clear sign that our economy is powerful, productive, and prosperous. I commend America's workers, small business owners, and innovators for contributing to this strong economic growth. I will continue to work to pursue pro-growth policies, make the tax cuts permanent, and restrain government spending so that opportunity reaches every American neighborhood and every American family.
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