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Op-Ed: No, the May jobs report does not mean the Trump economy is on the brink

This article originally appeared on Fox News on June 7, 2019.

The undisguised glee with which Democrats have greeted an anomalous hiccup in the labor market just goes to show how incredibly strong the U.S. economy has been under President Trump.

According to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the booming U.S. economy added fewer new jobs than experts expected last month, with businesses expanding payrolls by a net 75,000 positions.

The liberal media are naturally trying to portray this as evidence that the economy is faltering. But the very fact that they’re complaining about the creation of tens of thousands of new jobs in a single month is a powerful rebuttal to their biased premise. Apparently, the Trump economy has been so transformative that journalists are unable to recall what it felt like before the stretch of prosperity we’ve enjoyed for the past two years.

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