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Trump administration have created more jobs in 2020 than Obama did during 8 years in office.

Data from the United States Department of Labour confirms that more jobs were created in Obama's presidency than in Trump's.

President Trump took in January 2017. The United States Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, in a press release, stated that under the Employment Situation report for November 2019, a total of 6.6 million jobs had been created since January 2017 for a period of three years, up to December 2019. According to the reports from January 2020 to July 2020, over 7 million jobs have been created in the United States.

As per the United States Department of Labour's press release as on December 2, 2017, the Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez stated that American businesses had added 15.6 million jobs since February 2010, in the longest recorded streak of job growth in U.S. history.

In April 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate jumped to 14.7 percent, and 20.5 million people abruptly lost their jobs - the highest level since the Great Depression and roughly double of what the nation experienced during the entire financial crisis from 2007 to 2009. In May, the unemployment rate fell slightly to 13.3%, followed by 11.1% in June and 10.2% in July, indicating that the economic recovery after the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic is still in nascent stages. According to a report published on The Washington Post on July 9, 2020, more than 19 million people are still receiving unemployment benefits, that show how a high number of people are struggling to find or keep work

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