President Trump makes inaccurate boast about the economy

And he tweeted a video showing him winning the presidential election

"The GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years!" the president said in a tweet.

President Trump on Monday mocked his predecessor Barack Obama for saying more than two years ago that Trump would need a "magic wand" to bring back jobs to the United States. The economy has improved significantly since he began impending his agenda, but some critics claim the upturn was already in the making.

Obama on Friday had called for an end to the crowing from the White House. "The leadership thought, 'We're going to let this guy play it out".

It would be one thing if the economy were all the president was tweeting about.

"It is wrong for a President to use divisive language", Rubio factitiously agreed with former President Obama, before listing examples of Obama's divisive tactics, such as labeling opponents of same-same marriage as "bigots", calling the pro-life movement a "war on women", categorizing those who want immigration laws enforced as "racists", and suggesting Republicans are the "enemy of Hispanics".

But economists tell AFP the truth is closer to splitting the baby: neither president is exclusively responsible and yet both deserve some of the credit for an economic recovery that without a doubt began under Obama.

And she said she would have to keep reporters "posted" on whether Trump might consider suing Bob Woodward, whose devastating insider account of his White House is published Tuesday and argues that the president is detached from reality and has prompted top aides to try to protect America from the damage he could wreak. The president tends to get credit.

The economy was, however, struggling when Obama took office in 2009. The sluggish recovery that followed took almost a decade, with some issues still persisting.

"The Economy is sooo good, perhaps the best in our country's history", Trump tweeted Monday, adding moments later that he had taken GDP growth over 4.2 percent "and we will do much better than this!" He reached beyond standard growth and jobs numbers to invoke a roaring Trump boom, enthusing over capital investment, business optimism, capital goods shipments and the purchasing managers index. Normalcy evaporated and the acrimony and sheer strangeness of the everyday story of the Trump administration took over.

"The GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years!"

Trump clearly is not yet getting the full credit for healthy jobs and economic growth numbers.

"The notion that what we're seeing right now is just a continuation of trends is not super defensible", he said. President Trump deregulated the economy; we talked about how that has spurred growth.

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