Donald Trump Exaggerated About Financial Recovery in First Speech to Congress

Type: Spreads IgnoranceFeb 28 2017 Severity:

Trump characterized the nation's financial recovery, by exaggerating that it had been the worst in over half a century, when 2001's recovery is the worst since 1948, and 2007 comes in second.

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Quote | He falsely claimed that it has been the worst financial recovery in 65 years.

“We have the worst financial recovery in 65 years,” Trump said, exaggerating the characterization of the recent financial recovery.