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Trump Takes Credit For Same Unemployment Numbers He Denounced As “Phony” Throughout Campaign

The Huffington Post reports: During his campaign for president, Donald Trump frequently said the official U.S. unemployment statistics were “phony” and that the real jobless rate was many times higher than the government said. On Friday, he touted the numbers in the first monthly jobs report released under his administration. “Two-hundred twenty-seven thousand jobs,” Trump said at the White House. ...

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