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The Latest Unemployment Numbers Just Demolished One of Trump's Most Absurd Talking Points

The president can no longer pretend he's creating jobs for black Americans. For at least the last few weeks, Donald Trump has been taking undue credit for a historically low black unemployment rate of 6.8 percent from the December jobs report. Now it looks like Stephen Miller and the other White House aides who put words in Trump’s mouth and teleprompter will need to chuck that talking point.
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