Fact check: How Trump’s economy compares to Obama’s


Washington( CNN) A memorial tweet from former President Barack Obama Monday touting the “longest streak of job creation in American history” on the 11 th anniversary of the Recovery Act was met by an angry tweet from President Donald Trump attacking Obama’s record on the economy.

While the economy has improved under Trump, the expansion began under Obama. Analysis of the economy should take into account all contributing factors, so it’s unfair to ascribe credit for economic growth or blame for economic problems solely to one President.

Here’s how the Trump administration’s economic accomplishments actually compare to Obama’s.


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