"President Obama took office during the worst downturn since the Great Depression", he said.
World class narcissist and former President, Barack Obama, gave a speech on Friday at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he brazenly laid the current state of political division within the country at the feet of President Donald Trump and the GOP.
Trump fired back at his own rally, saying "it wasn't Obama", and accused the former president of "trying to take credit for this incredible thing that's happening".
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Forecasts indicate a dry week ahead with cooler temperatures to start before gradually climbing into the mid-80s by week's end. A cold front will collide with the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon to bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to central Indiana.
'I'm not the chairman of council of Twitter advisers, ' Hassett quipped.
Official data show this has happened frequently in the post-World War II era, according to AFP fact-checking, and the White House acknowledged Monday the tweet was incorrect. "We have just begun", Mr. Trump tweeted.
Earlier in the day, Trump made the claim on Twitter that "The GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years!"
Trump warns further China tariffs 'ready to go'
Trade Representative's office continues to "run their process", White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said on Friday. Trump continued, saying that "behind that there is another $267 billion [list] ready to go on short notice if I want".
But the Obama administration also celebrated economic gains, with a 5.1 percent GDP in the second quarter of 2014 and four quarters of growth above the 4.0 percentage rate. While the two rates are related in the sense they're indicators of how well the economy is doing, it's like comparing apples and oranges.
Standing behind the same podium where the former White House press secretary Sean Spicer once falsely claimed that Trump's inauguration drew the largest crowd there had ever been, Hassett thanked the reporter for the chance to set the record straight.
Hassett said he could not explain how Trump obtained the false information.
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Open men's final, and Jimmy Connors famously called an official an abortion repeatedly during a U.S. If Williams wins, she'll equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.
Obama used the words "magic wand" on the campaign trail in June 2016 while criticizing Trump's claims that he would boost American manufacturing jobs by getting American companies to produce more goods in the U.S. What magic wand do you have?