President Trump's tweets about the U.S. having an "Economic Boom" and the "best job numbers ever" are not proven out by the actual results. In fact, Trump's GDP and job numbers don't even match Obama's last three years in office.
Trump took to Twitter again on Monday to proclaim the success of the economy on his watch. But, according to Morning Joe economic analyst Steve Rattner, Trump's claims included exaggerations and lies. Read more
A commemorative tweet from former President Barack Obama Monday touting the "longest streak of job creation in American history" on the 11th anniversary of the Recovery Act was met by an angry tweet from President Donald Trump attacking Obama's record on the economy.
President Trump slammed former President Obama for saying that a 2009 law ushered in a long stretch of economic growth and job creation, saying that Obama is trying to take credit for his administration's actions. Chris Jansing talks with MSNBC Anchor Read more
• Trump and Obama clashed on Monday over who should get credit for the robust economic expansion that's underway. • Obama initially tweeted to commemorate the signing of a $800 billion stimulus package that he said paved the way for "a decade of economic growth." • "Did you hear the latest con job? President Obama is now trying to take credit for the Economic Boom taking place under the Trump Administration," Trump tweeted in response. • Trump has made the state of the economy central to his re-election bid, setting the stage for possible future rounds of confrontations on the matter between him and Obama. President Trump and former President Obama clashed on Monday over who should get credit for the robust US economy, now in its 11th year of sustained growth. Read more...
Yesterday, after Obama tweeted about signing the Economic Recovery Act in 2009, President Trump responded on Twitter calling it a con-job, claiming Obama was trying to take credit for Trump's success. Fact Check: Trump is wrong. Read more