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Old 06-02-2018, 10:38 PM
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Default Re: Trump crows as rosy jobs report underscores booming economy

Originally Posted by AZRWinger View Post
Good, since the Democrats and their media toadies shrieked that the numbers under Obama were valid it would be a instance of consistency to evaluate Trump on the same statistics.
It would be a much better consistency than what some on the right tried to pull, including the current president.

Originally Posted by AZRWinger View Post
Oh wait that would mean Trump has outperformed Obama so the numbers must be false.
Not really, no. Good numbers, but not better than Obama's.

Trump's first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama's last year

Oh and the last few years before that were also stronger than Trump's first.

Average Monthly #Job Gains
-by year

2017: 171,000
2016: 187,000
2015: 226,000
2014: 250,000
2013: 192,000
2012: 179,000
2011: 174,000
2010: 88,000

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