“Looking forward to seeing the employment numbers at 8:30 this morning,” President Trump tweeted early Friday.
And here they are: The number of employed Americans, 155,474,000, has broken another record — for the ninth time since President Trump took office, in fact.
At the same time, the number of unemployed Americans dropped to 6,065,000, a low not seen since January 2001.
This pushed the nation’s unemployment rate down a tenth of a point to 3.8 percent, a level not seen since April 2000.
And there’s more good news: The number of employed women 16 and over set another record (72,690,000); the number of employed men 16 and over is at an all-time high (82,784,000); and so is the number of employed African-Americans (19,092,000). READ MORE