Consumer confidence at 15 year high since Nov. 8: Trump

New Delhi [India], Mar.2 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again played up his administration's ongoing efforts saying that since November 8, , the stock market has posted USD 3.2 trillion in gains and consumer confidence is at a 15 year high.

"Since November 8th, Election Day, the Stock Market has posted USD 3.2 trillion in GAINS and consumer confidence is at a 15 year high. Jobs!" Trump tweeted.

This comes after the Dow climbed 303 points to close above 21,000 for the first time ever on Wednesday.

Trump extended his support to free trade in his first address to the joint session of Congress by pitching for 'Buy American and Hire American.'

"I believe in free trade, but it also must be fair trade. I'm not going to let our great companies and workers be taken advantage of anymore," he said.

Trump urged the Congress to allow the sanction of one trillion dollars to help rebuild America which will be guided by 'Buy American and Hire American'. (ANI)