Claiming credit for USA economic recovery

President Barack Obama called for the'restoration of honesty and decency and lawfulness in our government and ripped President Donald Trump

But on Monday, the American people were treated to both.

Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, on Monday told reporters President Donald Trump tweeted an incorrect claim that USA gross domestic product had surpassed the rate of unemployment for the first time in more than a century.

He pointed out it was the first time in 10 years that GDP growth exceeded the unemployment rate.

Actually, about Fox News, Obama White House Communications Director Anita Dunn told The New York Times in 2009, "We're going to treat them the way we would treat an opponent".

In the 70 years since the Labor Department started publishing monthly jobless numbers, the growth rate has been higher than the unemployment level more than 20 percent of the time when compared with GDP, which is reported quarterly. "And at some point somebody probably conveyed it to him adding a zero to that and they shouldn't have done that".

In a rare breaking of ranks, Fox Business host, Charles Gasparino, called out President Donald Trump on Tuesday, writing on Twitter, "when was the last time [Donald Trump] said something that wasn't filled with utter bull s**t?" On Rosh Hashanah Hassett addressed the White House press briefing to review the ISM Purchasing Managers' Index, durable goods, employment and other statistics to bolster the proposition that we need more Trump. Trump said Monday in a posting on Twitter.

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Here's Hassett explaining how historians will "100 percent accept the fact" that the economy improved after Trump's election.

"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".

Last month, a Quinnipiac University poll showed the public may be starting to give Mr Trump an increasing degree of credit for the rosy state of affairs: 52% credited Trump, while only 37% credited Mr Obama.

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A number of news outlets fact-checked the tweet after it was posted.

"It was 100% my fault and I apologized immediately", Hassett said, hand over his heart.

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