As Trump Touts Economy, Crashing Job Market Destroys 26 Million U.S. Jobs | MSNBC

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New labor data shows U.S. unemployment spiking to 26 million jobs lost in the 5 weeks since the coronavirus pandemic upended the U.S., a grim picture as Pres. Trump continues to defend his economic record and press for a reopening of the economy. Aired on 04/23/2020.
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As Trump Touts Economy, Crashing Job Market Destroys 26 Million U.S. Jobs | MSNBC

101 Comments on "As Trump Touts Economy, Crashing Job Market Destroys 26 Million U.S. Jobs | MSNBC"

  1. Eyehayt Apricots | April 23, 2020 at 10:00 PM | Reply

    Worst Economy in History – Trump’s America

    • Kevin Mezentsev | April 24, 2020 at 7:28 PM | Reply

      @Slappypap? golden platter? Haha, the unemployment only got better by one tenth of a percentage point during Obama’s last year. Trump’s first year got better by a full percentage point. And don’t let me started on the stock market and also how news publications were talking about a crash during Trump’s first year and what not. Complete opposite happened.

    • @Kevin Mezentsev 16 million jobs under Obama 4.7 million under trump. 300 % increase in the stock market under obama 20% increase under trump. I don’t know what your looking at but that is a golden platter

    • @Kevin Mezentsev “he provided travel restrictions even before the so called “experts” ”
      many countries resticted travel long before trump, he was late in doing it.
      and he did it poorly, thousands got through, wth no testing or quarantine.

      so the ONE thing he did right, he did badly.

    • @otogigamer wrong. Once the last financial yr under the previous administration has passed then the right of accomplishment there forth becomes the property of the new president. This is always underscored by a president’s inaugural national budget release.

    • All Obama did was flood the market with liquidity i.e. print more money andgive it to the rich. People who owned stocks, assets, hedge funds etc had the biggest 10 yr run in history. For everyone else it was a disaster underscored by the longest recovery period on record.
      Trump walked into a 64% loss in subsistence jobs, replaced by a gig economy of short term employment and temporary contracts. Millennials were 20% behind where their parents were at that age because they couldn’t afford a mortgage, let alone save in an economy where 50% of households didn’t have $400 in hands on cash.
      And this is how Obama said goodbye when he promised “those jobs ain’t coming back.”

  2. tRump has made America great again. Great at loosing😢
    Please lock him up as soon as possible. Vote blue come November.

  3. Visor Overwatch | April 23, 2020 at 10:05 PM | Reply

    Trump’s going to be like “Don’t vote for me, i’m done with this Presidency, let Joe Biden fix this mess”.

    • @Paul Belardo “So what you’re trying to say is without California, New York and Illinois the democrats would get always crushed. ”
      you, like many conservative, mistake the election map.
      it’s not CA and NY versus the rest of the country, it’s urban versus rural.
      CA and NY have more large urban areas.
      but you see it in Texas too, which is rapidly becoming purple as young people move there.
      and the reason for that is, if you’re around more people, you tend to want to help people more.
      go figure.

      ” without California, New York and Illinois”
      so what you’re trying to say is that without a majority of the people in the US, the Republicans would win.

      “Of course these States always looking for a handout.”
      NY and CA contribute more in taxes than they get back from the fed.
      it’s generally red states that get the most handouts.
      still waiting for all this intelligence you think you have to show up.
      or for you to get even one thing correct.

    • Paul Belardo | April 25, 2020 at 8:08 PM | Reply

      @d bc And so in conclusion as you could tell it will be a tTrump 2020 Landslide Victory

    • Paul Belardo | April 25, 2020 at 8:19 PM | Reply

      @d bc Are you still under the impression that Hillary won lol. Are you able to face the fact that Joe has Zero chance? Joe has no idea where he is 80% of the time, the other 20% he’s lost. In case she went to college you could take your degree and wipe your a** with it. Because if you cannot see the facts then your education has failed you. This is too easy lol

    • @Allan Burns cleaned what up? They never fixed testing since 2009 in the last pandemic. Every Democrat ran city has gone into the toilet. 40% taxes in NYC for a ww1 subway system and hospitals without masks.

    • Joe, the man who used the word”international intercourse” on national tv? Lmfao. Good luck buddy.

  4. The Money Maker Sports | April 23, 2020 at 10:05 PM | Reply

    Donald Trump Bankrupt 6 Times…Gates 0..Cuban 0..Trump Bankrupt Winning Bigly!

  5. Freeda Peeple | April 23, 2020 at 10:05 PM | Reply

    Soon there will be more people unemployed in the U.S. than the whole population of Canada…

    • um pretty sure there already is they haven’t been counted yet 🙁

    • Nathan Thomson | April 24, 2020 at 2:53 AM | Reply

      Currently it’s the population of Australia 🇦🇺

    • You assume that everyone has been able to register as unemployed , in a system that sees 10 x more people losing their job in a week , than under worse months under Reagan and Bush jr … its not build to so massive numbers of people .

    • Mervyn Stephens | April 24, 2020 at 8:01 AM | Reply

      Freeda Peeple almost as many people as in Australia…couple million to go

    • Leeanne Bishop | April 24, 2020 at 3:21 PM | Reply

      Will get bigger cause they might move there where it’s better at they know how to deal with pandemic they still have less deaths then the US “ Murder under trumps watch “ lololol

  6. trump base votes against their own best interest.

    • @Paul Belardo come on, say something funny. Perhaps about my parents. Or my gender. I know you can be amusing.
      P.S. I bet you have a gender which is not defined in the shithole heartland you live in.

    • @Paul Belardo Trump claimed to cure corona by injecting desinfecant.

      Are you still supporting this moron?
      Please, please inject some desinfecant. You will win the Darwin award for sure.
      Your sissy daddy will be so proud of you!

    • @Paul Belardo have you injected desinfecant?
      Are you dead already?

    • Paul Belardo | April 24, 2020 at 8:09 PM | Reply

      @TheViperFan You have been injected with the Maximum dose of Stupidity lol. By now Viper you should know there is no way you can keep up.

    • @Paul Belardo trump wants you to inject desinfecant.
      Only so, you can reach covfefe!

  7. The Money Maker Sports | April 23, 2020 at 10:06 PM | Reply

    Congrats to Donald Trump with his 7th Bankruptcy! Gates 0..Cuban 0..Trump Bankrupt Winning Bigly!

  8. Radwulf Eboraci | April 23, 2020 at 10:08 PM | Reply

    And they are dumping milk and closing meat processing plants. Tired of winning yet?

    • You have never been associated with a winner lol. I see you have been infected with a heavy dose of stupidity lol.

    • The mess was caused by the heartlands.
      Why do the blue states have to suffer?

    • Paul Belardo 🤫 your stupid is showing 🤦🏼‍♀️

    • wildgoosedreaming1 | April 24, 2020 at 1:45 AM | Reply

      @Paul Belardo Yaawwn! Ugh. Sorry Paul, but your lack of imagination is boring the shyte out of us! PLEASE get some new material. Better yet, just STFU and go mingle very closely with your extended inbred family. Thanks in advance!

  9. Make Racists Afraid Again | April 23, 2020 at 10:11 PM | Reply

    Impeached Trump is NOTHING but a FAILURE.

    • Darlene Hawkins | April 24, 2020 at 9:54 AM | Reply

      @MrTommyboy68 well, the mustard thing is pretty important…
      Lol. TheViperFan has a point.
      When Obana asked for djon mustard, it was a betrayal to every living being in the USA. I still don’t forgive him. He caused many people to put djon mustard on their food.


    • Darlene Hawkins | April 24, 2020 at 8:20 PM | Reply

      And yes, impeached Trump is more than a failure…I would elaborate, but don’t want to swear…

    • @Darlene Hawkins impeached forever, guilty never.

    • Darlene Hawkins | April 25, 2020 at 10:51 PM | Reply

      @ako tairi well… In my eyes… He is like OJ Simpson.. Simpson didn’t go to jail… But he is guilty.

    • @Darlene Hawkins and in the eyes of the LAW not. guilty.

  10. So far, 50,000 Americans dead and 26 million unemployed … and Trump gave himself 10 out of 10 in handling the pandemic …

    • frank hayles | April 24, 2020 at 1:13 AM | Reply

      What happened to the good old days when he just wanted to build a big beautiful WALL 😍

    • wildgoosedreaming1 | April 24, 2020 at 1:30 AM | Reply

      @donny russell Remove the word “seem” and you will be correct.

    • @Tadhg Flaherty in Russia there is a saying “it is better to save your neighbour’s house from fire than rebuild an entire village.” #NYmedicalsupplies#RussainAN-124Antolov.

    • Trump 2020 best president what did 44 do when he was in office sold outthe americans! Whst did bill y bob do ask monica

    • Dynamic Solution | May 5, 2020 at 1:38 AM | Reply

      I’m watching msnbc tonight because real news is getting depressing…just here for fake news and to read misled people’s comments….gotta say yall chearing me up…thank you!

  11. Tim Hotchkiss | April 23, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

    If only we had a president who listened to experts in January.

    • DolphinsWIthIgloos | April 23, 2020 at 11:26 PM | Reply

      @Byron Allen Turns out China blocked Wuhan flights outbound domestically, but kept International flights out of Wuhan operational. The shut down would have needed to have been worldwide into the US. The CCP no doubt had a goal to f*k up the world. Trump admin’s failure was the lack of testing and tracing to slow the inevitable spread.

    • Byron Allen everything you said is a lie, wait! Trump is that you??? 😂😂

    • wildgoosedreaming1 | April 24, 2020 at 1:37 AM | Reply

      @Byron Allen STFU, Byron, you doltish, lying, readshirt pawn.

    • wildgoosedreaming1 | April 24, 2020 at 1:39 AM | Reply

      @ke mill 😂

    • maurice thomas | April 25, 2020 at 4:44 PM | Reply

      Listen to experts😒 It was a democratic HOAX coming out his mouth

  12. Remember Trump said he was gonna make America great again 😂

  13. John McDonald | April 23, 2020 at 10:18 PM | Reply

    This was easy to see coming!
    trump is an expert at destroying everything!

  14. Matthew Mongoo | April 23, 2020 at 10:18 PM | Reply

    Strongest economy ever couldn’t even last 3 days against virus , biggest juiced up economy is what it was.

  15. Bernie had been saying this all along.

  16. A Day Wit Jay 1 | April 23, 2020 at 10:37 PM | Reply

    This is kinda comical to me, black folks been dealing with this for a looonnnnggg time!!! Welcome to the dark side!

    • Saint Michael | April 24, 2020 at 9:01 PM | Reply

      Sorry I offended you. I’m just trying to understand.

    • Anonymous 2020 | April 27, 2020 at 1:18 AM | Reply

      Oh honey a lot of whites deal with poverty as well. Open your eyes

    • A Day Wit Jay 1 | April 27, 2020 at 8:41 AM | Reply

      Anonymous 2020 This isn’t just about poverty, it’s the loss of income and the government not being adequate in their help, so no honey you open your eyes, there is not a balance at all…

    • Dynamic Solution | May 5, 2020 at 1:39 AM | Reply

      I’m watching msnbc tonight because real news is getting depressing…just here for fake news and to read misled people’s comments….gotta say yall chearing me up…thank you!

    • A Day Wit Jay 1 | May 5, 2020 at 5:00 AM | Reply

      Dynamic Solution And you are definitely a big part of the problem!

  17. Zokizzy Foshizzy | April 23, 2020 at 10:47 PM | Reply

    Whoever still supports Trump, remind me again what the G in MAGA stands for? Is this the G that you wanted all along? 26 million unemployed? Is this “winning”?

    • Dynamic Solution | May 5, 2020 at 1:40 AM | Reply

      I’m watching msnbc tonight because real news is getting depressing…just here for fake news and to read misled people’s comments….gotta say yall chearing me up…thank you!

    • Zokizzy Foshizzy | May 5, 2020 at 1:57 AM | Reply

      ​@Dynamic Solution You say you’re watching MSNBC because it’s fake news because “real” news is getting depressing… so what’s real news reporting that’s more depressing than 26 million job losses reported on “fake” news?

  18. There are at least several million more unemployed that aren’t counted due to not qualifying as well.

  19. Jeffrey Liddicoat | April 23, 2020 at 11:19 PM | Reply

    the pandemic just shows how much of a fraud and a ponzi scheme reagenonmics and trickle down economics was … if all it takes is 1 month of shut down to crash the world economy and unemployment from all those huge profits and share buy backs …. its either time for the rich to put their hands in their pockets and pay up or tear down the system and build a sustainable world economy where profit doesn’t go to individuals

    • Robert Goines | April 24, 2020 at 3:59 PM | Reply

      you sound like a socialist my friend, isn’t that what Bernie Sanders was trying to get elected based loosely on socialist policies? I’m not knocking you + I mean no disrespect, I’m just asking

    • Jeffrey Liddicoat | April 25, 2020 at 1:35 AM | Reply

      @Robert Goines no offence taken I live in new zealand … 30 percent of our economy is based on international tourism so thats now collapsed, we have had 35 years of low wages not keeping up with the rate of inflation and rising costs of living ie costs going up faster than inflation, we do have a publically funded health care and up to university funded education but we don’t consider that socialism, about 40 percent of our total work force will be without jobs soon but we as a country chose that over killing off our frail, vulnerable or elderly, we have had 1500 cases 17 deaths and about 1100 recovered, if we had not had the lock down we would have a death rate like america’s, this time this pandemic is signalling a complete change of our global economy. …

    • It’s our fault. Other countries don’t even have paved roads. Americans put materialism above a rainy day fund.

    • Kalle Schwowell | April 28, 2020 at 7:52 AM | Reply

      so much truth in your words

    • Kalle Schwowell | April 28, 2020 at 7:56 AM | Reply

      @Jeffrey Liddicoat Too bad that in America the belief in “Mammon” determines the religin

  20. Tommygunn ggg | April 23, 2020 at 11:21 PM | Reply

    It took President Bush eight years to destroy our country has to do it in less than 4

    • Matt Russillo | April 27, 2020 at 9:47 PM | Reply

      No it didn’t he did that immediately when he took Clinton’s Surplus gave it to the f-ing corporations his first week in office, and only months later broke the bank with
      the 9-11 sham- oh and let’s not forget his little trip to Mars!

    • Tommygunn ggg | April 27, 2020 at 9:53 PM | Reply

      @Matt Russillo I stand corrected, that went straight down the toilet, no feeling it out lol

    • Bunyamin Esen | May 2, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Reply


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