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Trump’s Bungled Twitter Attack on Obama

In a pair of tweets, President Donald Trump pushed back at former President Barack Obama for taking partial credit for the post-recession economic recovery. But, in doing so, Trump got the facts wrong.

Video: Women Employment Under Trump

In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper reviews a White House talking point about the increase in the number of women employees on the president’s watch.

A Misleading Talking Point on Women Workers

President Donald Trump and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway have been boasting lately about the increase in the number of women employees on the president’s watch as a sign of economic progress. But the increase is the smallest since 2012 and below the historical norm.

Obama’s Final Numbers

The numbers are nearly all in now. What they show about what really happened during the eight years that Barack Obama was president is sometimes different from what politicians claimed.

No Evidence Jobs Data Was ‘Manipulated’

President Donald Trump’s chief budget officer claimed — without any evidence — that “the Obama administration was manipulating the numbers” to make the nation’s unemployment rate “look smaller.”

What President Trump Inherits

These are some of the numbers by which the future successes or failures of the new presidency will be measured.