President Trump spoke about the new jobs report and touted the country’s unemployment rate ahead of his trip to Alabama just now.
Asked if 20,000 jobs was good enough for him, Trump said it was “a step.”
“I think you’ll probably find out it averages out,” he added.
Trump touted growing wages, low unemployment and the stock market.
“I think the big news really was that wage growth is up. And that’s great for the American worker,” Trump said.
On the stock market, Trump said, “Certainly since my election it’s up, getting close to 50%.”
The unemployment rate fell to 3.8%, but thebucked the trend of huge job gains.