May Jobs Report Sparks Debate on Who Deserves Credit for Strong Economy

Headline Roundup June 13th, 2018

With the recent release of the May jobs report which showed further economic expansion, perspectives vary on who deserves the credit. Some on the Left argue that President Trump inherited a strong economy from former President Obama, while some on the Right say that Trump's success is evident in that he has repealed most of Obama's economic policies.

May Jobs Report Sparks Debate on Who Deserves Credit for Strong Economy

From the Left
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President Trump inherited several positive economic trends, and no one should be surprised that he’s taking credit for them.

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From the Right
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Liberals want to keep crediting Obama—never mind their own 2016 predictions of disaster.

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From the Center
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This week, commentators responded to outstanding jobs reports and economic data that signaled a continued economic expansion under President Trump.

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