post-benchmark revision, monthly job growth in the first 37 months of Trump's presidency has averaged 182,000.— Catherine Rampell (@crampell) February 7, 2020
In the last 37 months of Obama's presidency, it averaged 220,000.
What about stock markets? S&P 500 is up about 47% since Trump took office. At the same point in Obama's presidency, the index was up 59%.— Catherine Rampell (@crampell) February 7, 2020
Again, usual disclaimer: Presidents don't control markets. But since Trump likes to claim credit anyway, let's look at the numbers. pic.twitter.com/lsEcmQpTuT
It turns out that the economy never had a Trump bump. https://t.co/MTRTPhkdR5— Slate (@Slate) February 7, 2020