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Trump rips Obama's 'con job' after 'trying to take credit' for strong economy

Posted on AllSides February 18th, 2020
From The Right
Economy and Jobs, Barack Obama, 2017 Tax Bill, regulatory reform, Recovery Act

President Trump ripped former President Barack Obama for pulling a “con job” after he touted his own involvement in the current economic boom.

On President’s Day, Mr. Obama tweeted, “Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.”

Mr. Trump responded Monday evening by accusing his predecessor of “trying to take credit” for his economic achievements.

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