GDP growth exceeded the jobless rate as recently as the first quarter of 2006, when unemployment was about 4.7% and quarterly GDP growth was 5.4%, government data show.
"I'm not the chairman of the council of Twitter advisers", he said.
But as of 3.15 pm in NY, shortly after Hassett conceded the error and hours after the claim was challenged in news stories, Trump's false tweet about GDP and unemployment remained online.
"'President Trump would need a magic wand to get to 4% GDP, ' stated President Obama". What is true is that it's the highest in 10 years. After sharing this fact, Lemon played a clip of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders dismissing Bob Woodward's new book, Fear: Trump In The White House, as "careless and reckless".
This wasn't the first time Hassett has weighed in on a presidential tweet.
Fox Business panelist Charles Gasparino on Tuesday criticized President TrumpDonald John TrumpOakland Raiders's Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, then scores touchdown Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence Ex-NFL player tears into Nike: Kaepernick ad "like 9/11 and Pearl Harbor" MORE's penchant for offering false information, saying in a tweet "when was the last time Donald said something that [wasn't] filled with utter bull--?"
"When you don't tell the truth, when you just flat-out lie so much, how do you have any credibility, how can we believe that when it's the president himself who's lied thousands of times since he took the oath of office?" The U.S.is now its 10th year of economic growth, and in its longest period of growth with 95 straight months of job creation. "Otherwise he'll jump out of the race, run as an independent, and he'll screw up with these populist voters.'" Watch the interview above to hear why Wilson blames the party's "money folks" and how they wrongly approached the 2016 race, plus how the GOP can save its historical legacy from being destroyed by Trump.