Media Blames Biden For Their Bad Reporting On The Economy
The media is blaming Biden for the fact that they overlook good economic news and obsessively focus on anything bad.
The media is blaming Biden for the fact that they overlook good economic news and obsessively focus on anything bad.
House Republicans have been planning since before they won the majority to take the economy hostage, but they are facing strong opposition from the White House.
President Biden used the new report showing that GDP grew in the third quarter and hammered Republicans for planning to increase inflation.
The Lincoln Project has released a new video commending President Biden for creating a record-shattering economy.
President Biden has boosted employment to such a degree that more Americans are working than on any day during Trump’s presidency.
President Biden took credit for the low levels of state unemployment by reminding Republicans that his policies made it happen.
One of the biggest false narratives in American politics is that Republicans create jobs. 95% of the nation’s job growth has happened under Democrats since 1989.
The latest strong jobs report means that President Biden has created the most jobs in his first 13 months of any president in history.
Republican dreams of taking back Congress in 2022 are based on voter anger over a bad economy, but estimates show unemployment hitting a 50 year low and inflation dropping.
Ron DeSantis has spent much of the last year congratulating himself on how he has handled COVID-19. The Florida governor has leaned in hard to the culture war aspect of the pandemic. Not only has he made a huge deal of fighting against mask mandates, he went as far as fundraising off shirts that slammed…
More and more Americans are losing confidence in President Donald Trump’s ability to handle the economy, according to the latest Gallup poll that found his economic approval rating has dropped to 47 percent in June, a 16-point decrease from numbers reported at the beginning of the year. The poll was the first to show an…
Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that reopening the country prematurely will backfire. He was responding to recent protests against social distancing measures in some states. Fauci spoke to Good Morning America‘s George Stephanopoulos on Monday. He didn’t criticize the protests directly but his message to those opposed to Coronavirus restrictions was clear. “Clearly this is something that…
President Donald Trump did not consult every member of the Coronavirus task force before sending a letter about potentially relaxing social distancing measures. CNN’s Jim Acosta reported on Thursday that President Trump sent a letter to governors about easing restrictions without showing the letter to the entire group of experts. “Not all Coronavirus task force…
If you feel like you are in a crisis situation, and need help or someone to talk to, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). One of the reasons why President Donald Trump wants to end social distancing practices set up in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic is to stave off…
In the past few days, President Donald Trump has made clear his desire to put a quick end to the practice of social distancing in order to combat the threat of coronavirus — a move that health experts agree is premature. On Tuesday, however, Trump assuaged his message a bit, claiming that Americans could go…
Over the past weekend, in an effort to inject a boost to an already fragile economy and stock market, the Federal Reserve dropped interest rates down to zero percent. It was a demand that President Donald Trump had frequently made of the Fed for several months. In recent weeks, Trump also implied that the move…
The coronavirus outbreak is officially a global pandemic, and policy experts around the world are expressing significant concern over how the virus, which has claimed 4,729 lives worldwide according to the most recent official count, will impact global economies. White House Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow’s old statements have come back to haunt him in…
President Donald Trump certainly likes to spin news headlines to create an image that is favorable to him. That’s a mighty difficult thing to do during a global outbreak in which coronavirus, or COVID-19, has affected hundreds of thousands of lives, and resulted in the deaths of thousands across the globe. Trump tried, nonetheless, on…
Former President Barack Obama reminded everyone who is really responsible for the current economy with a single tweet marking the anniversary of the Recovery Act.
When Donald Trump tweets something patently racist, as when he tweeted the squad of four should go back where they came from or when he derided Baltimore as “rat and rodent infested mess,” media pundits can spend days debating whether or not Trump is racist. The idea seems to be that if Trump can be…
Can we call an economy “successful,” if people living within it are being harmed, not served?
A special report from the Washington Post has revealed that in order to stimulate economic growth, Donald Trump made risky changes in financial rules that could backfire at any time. Trump took the steps so he would look good and receive high approval ratings due to a booming economy. But Trump’s economy is built on…
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say their finances have not improved since Donald Trump was elected president nearly two years ago. According to the Bankrate 2018 midterm election survey only 38% of respondents say they are better off financially now than they were in November of 2016. The largest number, 45%, say their finances now are…
The White House let Trump speak to reporters for an eight and a half minutes and the result was a portrait of a president who is untethered from reality.
By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures extended losses in post-market trading late Monday after President Trump announced a new round of tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. Trump said he will impose 10 percent U.S. tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports but he spared…
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced legislation that would require the Trump administration to release wage growth data with quarterly GDP numbers.
“African American unemployment is at record lows. And that would not have happened had the president not … signed into law the tax cuts and jobs act.”
Trump seems to believe – or at least want you to believe – that this rosy economic picture came out of nowhere, thanks to him.
Either the businessman president doesn’t understand basic economics or he is intentionally misleading the American public.
Nobody wants to be seen within the same zip code as this president, particularly after he spent the past week defending white supremacists and Nazis.
“Those experts broadly agreed that immigration improves the economy for the native population, even on the per-person level.”
“It’s like a guy built a house and sold it to someone, and that person walked in and turned the lights on is like, ‘Look at the house I built.'”
After six months of failed policy proposals, unprecedented scandals, and a deteriorating mental state, the Trump train has gone completely off the rails.
This president can continue to hold campaign rallies and convince himself that those who show up actually represent the vast majority of the country, but they don’t.
A thorough and independent investigation into Trump is a top priority, but Democrats should not lose sight of issues that affect working Americans every day.
That’s right: Trump just lost a trade battle with Mexico – over tuna fish.
Trump failed to get his Mexico-funded wall along the southern border, so now he’s threatening a trade war with our allies to the north.
What do the economy, health care, terrorism, and immigration have in common? They’re all issues Trump is failing on, according to the American people.
Undocumented workers contribute 3 percent of GDP, or nearly $5 trillion in economic growth” that will vanish with Trump’s “military action” against Mexican workers.
His uncertainty about taking the job is evidence that progressive opposition has been loud and effective.
The GOP move hampers the government’s ability to protect “public health and safety, the environment, workplace safety and consumer financial protections.”
If you’re keeping score at home, the number of new jobs Trump helped add to the economy today was zero.
Before the Trump campaign was even an idea, the economy was growing, the stock market was soaring, and deficits were falling.
“Budget director appears to be John Bircher and conspiracy theorist (but aren’t they all?…Birchers want return to gold and silver, Mulvaney seems to agree.”
“Discussion of economic policy is now monopolized by people who have been wrong about everything, have learned nothing from the experience”
When Donald Trump takes office next month, he will be inheriting a country in much better shape than when the current president took office in 2009. For that, he should be saying, “Thanks, Obama.”
Trump’s economic plan will confer vast monetary gains on the very wealthiest Americans while leaving Trump’s electoral base further behind.
In moments of the campaign when his polling has improved, the markets went into a freefall.
Trump supporters wanting to talk about the issues as a way to dodge an avalanche of bad press for their candidate shouldn’t forget that he is a disaster in that area, too.
It all came together. Lots of employment and wage gains, particularly in the lowest-paying jobs, combined with minimum-wage increases that hit some very large population areas.
Economist Paul Krugman exposes Vladmir Putin’s weak economic progress compared to the steady climb of the US economy under President Obama
The contest of which of these two men is a better leader isn’t even close. In fact, Putin would likely trade his record for Obama’s in a heartbeat.
“This stuff about growing an economy that works for everybody, we haven’t been sitting in an ivory tower looking out at the world; we’ve not ever been sitting in penthouses looking out at the world.”
“I don’t know where he got the idea that you can just somehow drive a big pickup truck into Mexico and bring back all the jobs.”
Teleprompter Trump tried to pivot to the economy this week in Detroit. Real Trump was having none of that.
Moody’s report last month on Donald Trump’s economic proposals – to the extent that they exist – brought a much different outcome.
The CEO of McDonald’s fast food chain, Steve Easterbrook, was pleased to announce that driven by the President’s push for higher wages and a growing economy, McDonald’s profits are up, employee turnover is lower, and customer satisfaction scores are higher. So much for the GOP’s lies that higher wages and employee benefits are business killers.
It’s really a best-case scenario. The economy consistently moving in the right direction with job growth that is pretty remarkable.
Another highly-respected organization has warned the world about the global threat of a Trump victory in November.
President Obama is not about to let the American people be fooled by Republican snake oil and economic lies. The President delivered a dose of truth that was designed to protect voters from the GOP’s economic falsehoods.
President Obama annihilated the Republican claims of economic gloom and doom in a White House appearance where he called out the GOP failed economic policies and the fact that their presidential candidates appear to have no plans of their own for the economy.
Paul Ryan insists he is going to ‘fix’ things, but since Obama has already done that, he can only mean he’s going to destroy them
At long last, median household income has finally recovered from the Bush Recession. You know, the one Republicans denied existed but actually started in 2007.
The Clinton campaign says Hillary has already received pledges of support from at least 440 of the party’s estimated 713 super delegates.
The U.S. economy surged forward with 3.7 percent growth in the 2nd quarter of 2015, well outpacing other developed nations.
If he was aiming for Planned Parenthood, God nailed the wrong country, and besides, things aren’t looking so bad this morning, say experts
Donald Trump is talking about China, which has prompted an ill-considered attempt by Scott Walker to sound relevant regarding foreign policy
O’Malley spoke to hotel workers and union leaders in Las Vegas about higher wages for workers and recognizing their right to organize.
The health of an economy should correlate directly to the health of the people living within it, not to their economic impoverishment. Bernie Sanders’ socialist presence in the presidential primary mix as well as populist sentiment brewing on both sides of the political aisle promise, hopefully, to keep the much-needed conversation on income inequality front…
Jeb Bush wants to abolish the federal minimum wage, deny workers overtime pay, and raise the retirement age for social security.
May marks a new record for President Obama’s private sector job growth record, with the private sector adding 12.6 million jobs over 63 straight months of job growth.
The economy rebounded from the rough winter weather in March to create 223,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in seven years.
While President Obama continues to set records for private sector job growth, Gov. Scott Walker is trolling the President on the economy while hoping that no one notices his record of failure in Wisconsin.
Obama critics might take a moment to reflect that even though Obama does not go to church regularly, the economy is booming
It has been frustrating for supporters of President Obama, but it looks like the American people are beginning to give the president credit for the nation’s economic recovery.
The Romney campaign reacted to the latest jobs report, not by being happy for the country, but with stone silence and depression.
We like people who contribute to our society, people who build, who create goods and services, who create jobs. We have a word for people who suck the life’s blood out of others: vampires. Vampires are parasites. Vampires do not sparkle. We don’t like vampires. We want to protect ourselves from them. If private equity’s…
Ezra Klein, filling in for Rachel Maddow, gave the GOP no respite as he labeled this Congress the “do less than the do-nothing Congress” of 1947
Lynn Parramore turns the BDSM novel Fifty Shades of Grey into a metaphor for capitalism without having read it, creating a straw man to bash
What the LIBOR scandal is and why you should care about it.
Pepco spent years ignoring aging equipment and tree-trimming and focused instead of increasing profits leaving a million people to suffer in record heat
David Barton attempts to prove we’d all be better off economically if we read our Bibles with a pedestrian attempt at developing a thesis
Chuck Norris takes to WND to display comedic talents in support of Scott Walker, and badly misrepresenting Ronald Reagan in the process
The mainstream media’s constructed storyline is that the 2012 election is all about the economy and jobs, but this election will hinge not on the economy but one simple question.
While looking for someone to blame for Mitt Romney’s poll numbers, Fox News found the perfect excuse. Poor children are the reason why Romney isn’t polling well.
Ross Douthat, in an op-ed for the New York Times, paints President Obama as a culture warrior who ignores the economy to his own detriment
Look at all the things wrong in America right now and then look at the GOP solutions since 2010. You will see they have no intention of fixing any real problems
The reality that voters won’t fall for the Republican lies again after a year-and-a-half of legislative obstruction, repeal frenzy, and the war on women can’t be surprising to John Boehner.
Obama is leading Romney in eight swing states while Romney leads in only three. Perhaps this is because Republicans say Romney will be Bush updated and will do as he’s told by House Republicans.
House Speaker John Boehner spins his tired old talking points, a more than metaphorical raspberry to any real discussion of either problems or possible solutions
Sen. Bernie Sanders brought the reality hammer down on Republicans who are trying to sabotage the economy ahead of the 2012 election.
Americans have two distinct records to compare and contrast, and Mitt Romney is lying about both his own and President Obama’s.
The media is slowly becoming wise to the fact that Rick Santorum’s campaign is fueled by religion, not the economy. His stance on issues is religious, his rhetoric is religious and his appeal is not to fiscal conservatives but to social conservatives, to those on the religious right who menace our democracy with the specter of theocracy.
In this year’s version of Path to Prosperity, Rep. Paul Ryan returns with the same Medicare privatization plan that enraged retired Americans last year.
Today during their live press conference, UK Prime Minister Cameron praised President Obama on his Iran strategy, saying Obama’s “tough, reasonable approach has united the world” behind the sanctions. It’s Cameron Day at the White House, as President Obama welcomes British Prime Minister David Cameron for a day of meetings about Afghanistan, Syria, Iran and…
Mitt Romney is as divorced from economic reality as a French aristocrat of the eighteenth century, and he is no more likely than they to become a darling of the people
The long awaited job numbers came out today and exceeded expectations! Total non-farm employment increased by 227,000. The biggest kicker is the upward revisions of December and January.
What Mitt Romney recently said about the rich and poor shows that he has no clue about the country. Here is how America really looks.
It is no surprise that the COC is pushing for passage of the bill, Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) because the Chamber advocates censorship to protect Internet monopolies.
Here is where the problem lies with the conservative argument defending tax breaks for the top 2%. It is causing a greater gap in our income brackets. The disparity of income in this Country has grown to Gilded Age levels.In 1925-26 the top marginal income tax was DROPPED from 73% to 25%. This caused the greatest disparity in income in our history until today.