Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'

Marcus Newton
September 13, 2018

Kevin Hassett, chairperson of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, acknowledged the claim was wrong after media organisations including Bloomberg News published historical data showing the benchmark had been passed many times since 1948.

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?"

Economic data show this circumstance last occurred in early 2006, or about 12 years ago.

In the Donald Trump era, Rick Wilson has made a name for himself as one of the more fiery members of the small minority of conservatives who are willing to speak out against Trump.

"What is true is that it's the highest in 10 years, and at some point, somebody probably conveyed it to him, adding a zero to that, and they shouldn't have done that", Hassert said, the Washington Examiner reported. Obama also made a problematic claim that Republican "sabotage" has cost 3 million people their health insurance. The Trump administration has recently promoted false statistics on jobless rates and the stock market's performance as it has touted Trump's record on the economy.

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Trump mistakenly said that Obama's "magic wand" quote was about GDP growth, but it was actually about lost jobs.

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) took notice of Obama's pot-calling-the-kettle-black speech and blasted the former president in a Twitter thread for his blatant contribution to the brokenness of American politics and our current state of discord.

Since Mr Trump took office, after-tax corporate profits are up 15 percent while the S&P 500, a broad-based index of Wall Street stock prices, is up 20%.

Often Sanders has come out with a statement on behalf of the White House when these issues have arisen, but the White House has not yet responded to requests for comments.

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