Has the Economy Gained as Many Jobs Under Biden as It Lost Under Trump?

Posted on AllSides July 9th, 2021
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The Center for American Progress Action Fund—a leftist advocacy group that is a sister organization to the Center for American Progress think tank—claimed in a recent Facebook post that former President Donald Trump oversaw the loss of 3 million American jobs during his administration, while President Joe Biden had created 3 million jobs in just the first five months of his time in office.

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that in January 2021, total nonfarm employment in the United States was at 142,736,000 jobs. Biden was inaugurated on January 20, 2021, and by the...

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