Sep 13 2018
The impetus for the fact check was a tweet sent Monday by Trump that claimed "the GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years!"
Following last Friday's blockbuster August jobs report, and with nail-biting midterm elections less than 60 days away, the 44th and 45th presidents crossed swords, with Mr Trump continuing to counterpunch through the weekend and into Monday morning.
GDP growth exceeded the jobless rate as recently as the first quarter of 2006, when unemployment was about 4.7% and quarterly GDP growth was 5.4%, government data show.
"President Trump is lying, even about good news", Lemon said.
This wasn't the first time Hassett has weighed in on a presidential tweet. I guess I have a magic wand, 4.2%, and we will do MUCH better than this!
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It was nearly certainly also approved outside the GRU at a senior level of the Russian state". Novichok was found in a counterfeit perfume bottle that police found in Mr Rowley's house.
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In March, Ms Holmes settled charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a top United States financial regulator. Holmes settled with the SEC by agreeing to pay $500,000 in fines and penalties, while Balwani is fighting the charges.
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District Court for the District of Columbia where he entered a guilty plea to one count of failing to register as a foreign agent. He also helped a foreign individual draft op-ed columns intended for the US news media, authorities say.
And indeed, most of Hassett's comments were flattering as he praised Trump's record on the economy. "We have just begun".
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.
"I have to kind of remind them, actually", he said in an address in IL, "those job numbers are the same as they were in 2015 and 2016".
The International Monetary Fund now predicts 2.9% growth this year and next, marking the longest period of expansion in U.S. history. The bulk of that decade of growth was under Obama's presidency, and can fairly be credited to him. Millions of Americans who can't stand Obama will just tune out the rhetoric, so different than Trump's and so missed by his supporters, but Obama's view of his successor is shared by prominent conservatives such as columnists George Will and Michael Gerson and Sens. Several economists and journalists were quick to make that point on Twitter.
Sep 11 2018
Luis Enrique's Spain: Six tasks he has to accomplish
Kane, who scored six goals in seven games, was presented with the award by England manager Gareth Southgate before kick-off. Rodrigo Moreno then took advantage of poor marking at a free-kick to score the victor from close range after 32 minutes.
Sep 11 2018
US Businesses Plead With Trump Over New China Tariffs
Those talks will continue to go on. "It's just another indication we're not out of the woods yet", she said. Dell, Cisco, Juniper Networks and Hewlett Packard Enterprise wrote a joint letter to the U.S.
Sep 11 2018
France flights: Planes grounded at Lyon as police chase hits runway
Authorities chase a person after they drove a vehicle across a field onto a runway at a major Lyon airport on Monday. The driver ran off when the vehicle came to a stop but was then arrested after being tackled by officers.
Sep 10 2018
Southgate opens up on Shaw and Rashford injuries
During the World Cup she posed in the Spain goalkeeper's kit and makes a point of congratulating him whenever possible . England manager, Gareth Southgate seemed reasonably happy with Shaw's condition immediately after the game.
Sep 09 2018
Vladimir Putin invites Kim Jong-un to Russian Federation
Russian Federation and North Korea share a small border on Putin's nations Pacific coast - with a frontier of just 11 miles. This year's celebrations also mark the revival of North Korea's iconic mass games after a five-year hiatus.
Sep 08 2018
Thiem: Nadal defeat will stick in my mind forever
It was the second time Nadal played a 4 hours + match, with his third round win over Karen Khachanov ending at 4 hours 23 minutes. Dominic Thiem , of Austria, reacts after losing a point to Rafael Nadal , of Spain, during the quarterfinals of the U.S.
Sep 07 2018
Burt Reynolds Dies at 82: Reports | Deliverance | boogie nights | children
Reynolds was last seen publicly in April at the Tribeca Film Festival, where he was helped onto the red carpet by Robert De Niro . According to his publicist, legendary actor Burt Reynolds has died.
Sep 06 2018
Facebook, Twitter defend efforts to stop election meddling
Instead, a spokesperson for the committee said they may just leave a chair empty next to Sandberg and Dorsey. The other executive is chief legal officer and senior vice president of global affairs Kent Walker.
Sep 04 2018
Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis for alleged sexual misconduct
In 2015, a model said she was sexually assaulted by a man after they had partied at Liu's Australian penthouse. Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu , was visiting Minneapolis when police arrested him.
Sep 02 2018
International Space Station crew fix leak in Russian craft
The rate of the leak was slowed this morning through the temporary application of Kapton tape at the leak site. Rogozin said the leak could be repaired from within, with no need for a spacewalk.
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