Huckabee Sanders apologizes for false statement about black employment

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By Jeff Stein, washingtonpost.com

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologized late Tuesday for wrongly stating that President Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as President Barack Obama did.

At a news conference Tuesday, Sanders said Obama created 195,000 jobs for African Americans during his eight years in office.

“When President Obama left after eight years in office — eight years in office — he had only created 195,000 jobs for African Americans,” Sanders told reporters. “President Trump in his first year and a half has already tripled what President Obama did in eight years.”

Read more at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/08/15/white-house-economists-apologize-after-huckabee-sanders-false-statement-about-black-employment-under-trump/?utm_term=.86545e585fc1

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