Donald Trump Used Misleading Unemployment Figures during Joint Address to Congress

Type: ExaggerationsFeb 28 2017 Severity:
About: Unemployed
During the Joint Address to Congress speech, President Trump said, "We must honestly acknowledge the circumstances we inherited … 94 million Americans are out of the labor force." That number is only accurate if you include 41 million retired American workers and about 15 million students who are not currently looking for work.

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