Trump Makes False GDP Claim, Reports 'Fox Business'

Trump Makes False GDP Claim, Reports 'Fox Business'

Trump Makes False GDP Claim, Reports 'Fox Business'

Kevin Hassett, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, acknowledged to reporters later in the day that the president's tweet was incorrect.

Fox Business panelist Charles Gasparino on Tuesday criticized President TrumpDonald John TrumpOakland Raiders's Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, then scores touchdown Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence Ex-NFL player tears into Nike: Kaepernick ad "like 9/11 and Pearl Harbor" MORE's penchant for offering false information, saying in a tweet "when was the last time Donald said something that [wasn't] filled with utter bull--?"

GDP growth exceeded the jobless rate as recently as the first quarter of 2006, when unemployment was about 4.7% and quarterly GDP growth was 5.4%, government data show.

The unemployment rate is at near-20-year lows, but recorded its steepest declines while Mr Obama was in charge. "It's the highest in 10 years".

In the Donald Trump era, Rick Wilson has made a name for himself as one of the more fiery members of the small minority of conservatives who are willing to speak out against Trump.

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Following Friday's blockbuster August jobs report, and with nail-biting midterm elections less than 60 days away, the 44th and 45th presidents crossed swords, with Trump continuing to counterpunch through the weekend and into Monday morning.

While that was good news about the economy, Lemon was struck by the president's inability to tell the truth. "That's 700 000 African-Americans that are working now that weren't working when this president took place".

Conservative Eric Bolling tweeted that it is "disgraceful" to see Obama taking credit for Trump's successes. The U.S. economy added about 3 million jobs for black workers while Obama was in office, according to BLS data.

On Sunday, Trump said in a tweet that "the Stock Market is up nearly 50% since Election".

That's not the case for the S&P 500 Index, which has increased more than 30 percent since Trump was elected on November 8, 2016.

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