The United States gained a higher score in the 2018 Index of Economic Freedom published Friday by The Heritage Foundation.

The score of the United States improved by 0.6 points, the first overall gain since the 2015 index.

Calling himself a “big Trump fan,” Ed Feulner, founder and former president of The Heritage Foundation, noted the United States’ score was improving, although the index only took into account the first half of 2017.

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