PBS NewsHour

Are Trump's exuberant claims about the U.S. economy true?

Clip: 02/07/2020 | 7m 34s Video has closed captioning.

In his State of the Union, President Trump emphasized U.S. economic growth, arguing that his administration’s policies are driving it. Friday’s jobs report, which was stronger than many analysts had predicted, is partly in line with those assertions. But the overall American economic picture is more nuanced than Trump’s rhetoric. The New York Times’ Jim Tankersley joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 02/07/20

Rating: NR

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