FAKE NEWS MEDIA Ignores Trump’s Latest Victory

FAKE NEWS MEDIA Ignores Trump’s Latest Victory

For a president who loves to talk about creating jobs, it’s been a strong start: Employers have added 863,000 jobs during Donald Trump’s first five full months in office.

That’s not quite as many as the 908,000 jobs added during President Barack Obama’s last five months in office.

But it’s close, and a stronger than expected report on June job growth pulled Trump closer to his predecessor.

The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics also said the number of employed Americans — which set records in February, March and April — set another record in June, at 153,168,000 employed.

And the number of Americans not in the labor force — after four straight monthly gains – dropped a bit to 94,813,000.

Remember when Obama said that Americans would have to accept that jobs weren’t coming back?

And then he tried to diss Donald Trump for his promise to keep Carrier in America:

Not only did then candidate-Trump save Carrier, President Trump is saving the U.S. economy.

People are going back to work. And to good jobs.

The labor force participation rate rose a tenth of a point to 62.8 percent in June. This rate has remained within two-tenths of a point where it’s been since January, or when President Trump was sworn in. That rate will continue to improve, challenging the record high of 67.3 percent in early 2000.

For comparison’s sake, the labor force participation rate under Obama plunged to a 38-year low of 62.4 percent in September 2015.

I mentioned good jobs earlier.

That’s based on a July 3 report showing that U.S. manufacturers grew at their fastest pace in three years. In Friday’s report, BLS said the economy added 1,000 manufacturing jobs last month, for a total of 12,396,000. Again, these are the jobs Obama said would not come back to America.

Obama is said to have created 11.5 million jobs. Let’s say we buy that number for now; we know that most of those jobs were menial. Further, most of those jobs were created at the end of his presidency.

Quick summary:

Donald Trump has ADDED over 1 million jobs in his first six months. Contrast this with the fact that Obama LOST 3.9 million jobs in his first six months.

I will concede that Obama inherited some of Bush’s job losses. However, he also got a jolt with $789 billion as a New Year’s present from Bush to kickstart the economy. Further, Obama borrowed over $1 trillion annually to create menial jobs.

Over his presidency, Obama is said to have averaged 199,000 jobs per month. Under Trump, over the past 3 months, job gains have averaged 194,000 per month.

There is only one way to look at this, and that is that Trump accomplished out of the blocks what it took Obama eight years to do.

June 29, 2017 update, highlighted what might be President Trump’s biggest problem: greater demand for workers will push the unemployment rate down and the labor force participation rate up.

People are leaving part-time jobs and getting full-time jobs under Trump. 107,000 people have gone from part-time to full-time this month. The economy will soon feel the impact, as these people use their expendable income. Imagine being one of the people who now earns a “livable wage” due to the policies of Donald Trump.

And no more fudging the numbers, like Obama. Yet, believe it or not, Obama had the nerve to call President Trump a “bullsh*tter?!

Recall what Obama said in People magazine.

Cool, even-keeled, no-drama Barack Obama is one of the few people in the country who hasn’t publicly opined on the tweets and turmoil wrought by President Trump. And so a persistent question to those close to the former president is: What does Obama really think of the man now occupying the Oval Office?

“He’s nothing but a bullsh–ter,” Obama told two friends early last November, describing an election night phone call with Trump, in which the businessman suddenly professed his “respect” and “admiration” for Obama—after years of hectoring.

Speaking to PEOPLE for its new cover story on Obama and his wife Michelle adjusting to life outside the White House, the two friends quoted Obama’s blunt assessment of President-elect Trump. And how has Obama’s opinion changed since Trump been in office? “Well,” said one of the sources, “it hasn’t gotten any better.”

What a difference a day makes.

That day, November 9, 2016.

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