Wolfers went on Twitter to provide his proof against Trump's statements, taking two full tweets to show every time the GDP growth rate was higher than the unemployment rate in the last 100 years, a total of 60 times. Fox News knows this, too.
While the numbers cited by Trump are true, the truth in how long it has been since that last occurred sees Trump well short, with the GDP growth rate outstripping the unemployment rate most recently in the first quarter of 2006.
Fox Business' daytime anchor Neil Cavuto has called out Trump on a number of occasions when the president has bashed the "fake news" and the "swamp". What is true is that it's the highest in 10 years. "And I can say that at least we numbers geeks here at the White House are grateful for - when the press finds mistakes that we make, we don't like making mistakes - but we're grateful when they're pointed out, because we want to correct them".
The Trump administration has been in trouble in the past for inaccurate economic statistics with CNBC reporting that White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders made false claims about the black employment rate. "We have just begun".
And indeed, most of Hassett's comments were flattering as he praised Trump's record on the economy. I guess I have a magic wand, 4.2%, and we will do MUCH better than this!
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The president seemed to be imprecisely referencing remarks made by Obama at a town hall event in 2016, in which he questioned promises from Trump regarding manufacturing jobs, not economic growth. "What magic wand do you have?" he asked. "And, usually, the answer is he doesn't have an answer".
Hassett responded to this error by quipping, "I'm not the chairman of the Council of Twitter Advisers". Moore said the economy was slowing down dramatically at the end of Obama's second term and that the current growth started as "a result of the fact that Obama and Clinton were not going to be office anymore".
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a series of tweets outlining times he felt Obama was guilty of using divisive language, including his infamous 2008 line where he accused "cynical" voters of clinging to "guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them". "It wasn't him." He added that the recovery under Mr. Obama was the weakest in history.
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.