White House Cheers Latest Jobs Report
Earnest called it a strong report and further evidence that the economy is on the right track after the deep recession. The economy added 288-thousand jobs last month and unemployment dropped to six-point-one percent. Earnest said the private sector has added nine-point-seven million jobs over 52 consecutive months. He insisted that there is much more to do to help struggling families and he called on congressional Republicans to join the White House and “capitalize on this momentum.”
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the latest jobs report has been strong and credits the labor force.
Earnest says more jobs are being created.
Earnest says the Obama administration has done a lot to improve the economy.
Earnest called on congressional Republicans to join the White House and pass more jobs legislation.