Trump Touts Improved Jobs Numbers, But Economists Warn Trouble Ahead in July

Photo by taxrebate.org.uk via Flickr. Two competing narratives emerged regarding the U.S. economy Friday morning: unemployment…

Trump at Jobs Presser: Hopefully George Floyd is ‘Looking Down Right Now, Saying This is a Great Thing’

In President Donald Trump‘s surprise press conference lauding May’s jobs report as America’s “greatest comeback in…

Trump Shuts Down Reporter for Asking About Unemployed Americans: ‘Just a Rude Person, You Are’

President Donald Trump shut down a reporter who asked why he hadn’t yet revealed a plan…

You Think This is Bad? Trump Economist Predicts Eye-Popping Unemployment for Next Month

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett told CNN’s Poppy Harlow Friday morning that he expects the next…

‘Over Our Dead Bodies’: Lindsey Graham Vows GOP Will Fight Attempts to Extend Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) staked out radical opposition to any extension of the federal government’s extra $600…

‘A Brutal Wipeout’: Shocking New Job Numbers Push Unemployment Claims to Over 30 Million

Cable news hosts, journalists, and politicians responded with shock and awe to the news Thursday that…

KY Gov. Apologizes After Accusing Real Resident Named Tupac Shakur of Being a Prankster Filing False Unemployment Claim

Governor Andy Beshear (D- Kentucky) wasn’t happy yesterday with people filing for unemployment in the state…

JUST IN: 4.4 Million New Unemployment Claims Filed This Week Bringing Total to More Than 26 Million During Coronavirus Outbreak

David McNew/Getty Images A total of 4.4 million new unemployment claims were filed in the United…

Trump Announces Plan for Gradual Re-Opening, Says 29 States May End Lockdown ‘Relatively Soon’

President Donald Trump unveiled an ambitious but very broadly sketched out White House plan for how…

Billionaire Restaurant CEO Tells Fox News He Did His 45,000 Employees a ‘Favor’ by Furloughing Them So Quickly

The billionaire owner of the Landry’s restaurant empire told Fox News that his move to swiftly…

BREAKING: U.S. Unemployment Claims Top 16 Million in 3 Weeks Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus nears an expected peak, new unemployment claims numbered in the millions for the…

Why Does Trump Admin Jobs Report Show Only 700,000 Lost When 9.9 Million People Just Filed for Unemployment?

David McNew/Getty Images The Trump administration’s Bureau of Labor Statistics just released a pretty disastrous March…

BREAKING: U.S. Unemployment Claims Rise to 6.6. Million, Shattering Last Week’s Record

A record-breaking 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week as the coronavirus continues to bring…

CBS’ Brennan Presses Mnuchin on Unemployment Spike: Do You Need to Admit ‘You Simply Don’t Know’ If All These Jobs Will Come Back?

[embedded content] Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was optimistic about the future of the economy in Sunday,…

3.3 Million People Filed For Unemployment Benefits Last Week — The Most in History

As the coronavirus continues to devastate the global economy, job numbers in America show that unemployment…

‘Oh My God, The Universe Is Collapsing!’: Bernie Snark Bombs GOP Sens. Holding Up Stimulus Over Extra Unemployment Benefits

In a scathing floor speech dripping with sarcasm, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) tore into a few…

Ivanka Trump: With 7 million job openings, ‘every American who wants to work can’

First daughter Ivanka Trump, the White House jobs czar, is stepping up her efforts to promote…

Republicans Take Victory Lap on Glowing Jobs Report: ‘Thank You President Trump!’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Conservative journalists, commentators, politicians, and activists celebrated the news that 266,000 new jobs…