Varney: The division between economy, politics is on 'full display'

'What a contrast'

Stuart Varney, in his latest “My Take,” compared the two very different hands being dealt in America at this moment: a booming economy and hateful politics.

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“On one hand, the economy: Full employment. Strong growth. Market records. Prosperity," he said. "On the other: Divisive, hateful politics. Impeachment.”

Varney said this division is constantly on “full display.”

The November jobs report disclosed 266,000 jobs have been added — another sure sign the U.S. economy is abundant.

“The jobs report: strong,” he said. “A super-low unemployment rate. Small business reports an uptick in hiring. A half-million manufacturing job openings but they can't find qualified workers to fill them.”

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The market is persistent, continuing to meet all-time highs, Varney said.

Gas is at a cheap, average price of $2.58 per gallon, no inflation in sight, Varney said, and you can get a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at around 3.7 percent.

“That’s low,” he said. “Prosperity rolls on.”

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What else rolls on, Varney said, is the “anger and negative emotion” of impeachment.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, (D-Calif.), makes a statement at the Capitol in Washington. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Varney said Speaker Pelosi has “plunged” Congress into a “dead-end, go-nowhere, political brawl” that will not be successful in removing Trump from office.

But it will halt progress on trade, government spending, and prescription drug prices, he said.

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“What a contrast: a great economy, terrible politics,” he said.