When Trump added an extra zero in his GDP tweet

When Trump added an extra zero in his GDP tweet

When Trump added an extra zero in his GDP tweet

The name Kevin Hassett was trending on Twitter this afternoon after the White House economic adviser held a wild press briefing in-which he claimed Donald Trump is responsible for positive economic numbers, admitted the president pushed a false figure on Twitter, and did so while smiling as hard as humanly possible. "I had to kind of remind them, 'Actually those job numbers are the same as they were in 2015 and 2016'".

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The economy grew at a 4.2 percent rate in the second quarter, the best performance in almost 4 years. "We will do MUCH better than this!"

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"If you look at the collective body of evidence, the notion that what we're seeing right now is just a continuation of trends is not super defensible", Hassett said. As for GDP, Obama averaged 2.1 percent growth during his time in office. "There's no answer to it", Obama said.

Still, as Trump accurately points out, the recovery under Obama was marked by a slower rate of growth than what followed previous recessions, such as the recovery under President Ronald Reagan in 1983 and 1984.

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The president took aim at Mr. Obama after he took the unusual step last week of hitting the campaign trail to criticize his successor. There is at least one thing both Obama and Trump do seem to agree on, though: the economy is doing pretty well.

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