President Trump remarks on unemployment numbers | USA TODAY

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President Donald Trump held a news conference to tout the nation's latest jobs numbers.

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"This is an AMAZING JOBS REPORT!" the president posted in an early morning tweet.

Trump announced his event after the Labor Department announced an unexpected increase in the number of jobs in May, and a drop in the unemployment rate to 13.3%.

The press conference comes on the same day that Trump is going to Maine to tour the Puritan Medical Products factory that makes medical swabs used in coronavirus testing.

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64 Comments on "President Trump remarks on unemployment numbers | USA TODAY"

  1. Miguel Florencio | June 5, 2020 at 12:03 PM | Reply

    I feel like this guy takes DMT twice a day before he eats breakfast

  2. James A Langham | June 5, 2020 at 12:17 PM | Reply

    Why do the press continue to show up for this CLOWNS show????

  3. Why are those reporters standing up that MF?

  4. Amazing how many words he can say without saying anything.

    • Karen Devine | June 5, 2020 at 1:19 PM | Reply

      That’s funny yet tragic

    • Smokey McPot | June 5, 2020 at 2:13 PM | Reply

      An abundance of adjectives

    • Sheila Anderson | June 5, 2020 at 4:34 PM | Reply

      Trump thinks things are great ? Virus still killing people, massive unemployment, riots in the streets. His idea of “great” is different than mine. And states that are opening up ARE seeing an increase in cases again. What a liar.

    • Chelle Chelle | June 5, 2020 at 5:34 PM | Reply

      👍Absolutely! Shad-up! Just Shad-up!!😫

    • Marco Kälin | June 5, 2020 at 7:29 PM | Reply

      The fart of a cow would have been more exciting … and above all much shorter … but the stench that arises when the cow farts would be identical to the crap Donald Trump tells!

  5. If you want to keep your president contended and keep him in office start wearing your masks if your still alive .

  6. Missy Walker | June 5, 2020 at 12:46 PM | Reply

    Everything is “tremendous” except his brain and his “itty bitty squirt gun”….according to Stormy Daniels.

  7. Did he really call a protest a bad situation

    • monsterthon925 | June 5, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

      The bad situation he’s referring to is the rioting and looting, he said he is for protesting and allowing there voices be heard but the media won’t tell you that

    • @monsterthon925 our country was founded on a movement of civil protest. At one point we dumped today’s equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars of tea into the Boston harbor. We started a revolution killing tens of thousands because 5 people were shot and killed in Boston. I’m not saying one way is right or wrong, but the message needs to be of unity not division.

  8. When you lose your job for four weeks in a row, you will no longer be counted as unemployed, is that right?

    • Mindy Friesz | June 5, 2020 at 2:26 PM | Reply

      Are you counted as unemployed if you are STILL battling with your state over pandemic unemployment insurance???

    • Mark Noah Sotelo | June 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM | Reply

      Trump was right tears ago when he said they rig the jobs numbers to make it look better then it is, since he rode Obama’s coattails he loves the lying stats

    • @Smokey McPot Unfortunately I work 2 jobs and both were seen as essential so I havent had a day off in forever. Meanwhile some co workers of mine get paid to stay home… Must be nice, or maybe not I dunno what it’s like on the other side of this virus

    • Mike Morgan | June 5, 2020 at 3:17 PM | Reply

      living my dream , Where did you get the inner city bit? Most likely BS, all of it.

    • Mike Morgan | June 5, 2020 at 3:24 PM | Reply

      The wicked media is going to gleefully slice and dice this video for the evening newscasts. Watch and see the bias in action.

  9. AISSATA BELLE | June 5, 2020 at 1:41 PM | Reply

    *we need the drug you take available in all local CVS and Walmart’s*

    • Chris Ashley | June 5, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

      That right. If only we could see the world through his Deranged mind. It all would be great. The roses would be the biggest roses anyone had ever seen. Everything would be beautiful and we would all be rich. Just give us that drug already.

  10. 48:00 Please be quiet while I sign my name, I have to concentrate.

  11. Anders Knudsen | June 5, 2020 at 1:56 PM | Reply

    There is nothing funny about this anymore

  12. Taylor Hamby | June 5, 2020 at 1:58 PM | Reply

    Ironically I filed unemployment for the first time in my life today.

  13. Smokey McPot | June 5, 2020 at 2:05 PM | Reply

    WE MUST UNITE AGAINST THOSE WHO WERE MEANT TO LEAD US!!! ITS A SAD DAY BUT FOR TOO LONG WE HAVE LET THE INFECTION ROT OUR WORLD. COEXIST NOW

  14. Tonia Eliza | June 5, 2020 at 2:12 PM | Reply

    Not jobs gained, just people getting back to work. That’s not new jobs!

    • Tonia Eliza and how many jobs did Obama create exactly??🤔

    • Chelle Chelle | June 5, 2020 at 5:35 PM | Reply

      Lol!!..hahaha…he’s an idiot!

    • Heather Dunlop | June 5, 2020 at 6:13 PM | Reply

      Shane H Trump didn’t create the joblessness. So what’s your point you’re making? I mean didn’t people want the country shut down? You can’t gave it both ways.

    • Kevin France | June 5, 2020 at 7:05 PM | Reply

      @Shane H
      Obama era job creation was about 9 million or a 6.2% increase. Trump era job creation, pre-COVID, was 3 million, 4 million, a 3% increase.

  15. Papergirl 420 | June 5, 2020 at 2:26 PM | Reply

    18:40 didn’t realize we are all on a business show 🤦‍♀️

  16. Robin Brown | June 5, 2020 at 2:59 PM | Reply

    People still dying and we have more cases and deaths than anyone….pandemic not over!

  17. The future is so bright you gotta put on a blindfold…..oooookkkkkayyyy….rigggghhhhttt….

  18. nateisgreat8 | June 5, 2020 at 3:58 PM | Reply

    VOTE HIM OUT.

  19. jeremy sans3lm | June 5, 2020 at 4:31 PM | Reply

    What a damn mess. Standing up there. Unfit Steward of the nation. Goodbye, Donnie Boy.

  20. It’s amazing how well Pence can speak with a traitor’s balls in his mouth.

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