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Trump touts 'strongest economy in the world' after disappointing jobs report

President Trump took to Twitter after the release of a disappointing jobs report on Friday to tout the strength of the U.S. economy.

Trump tweeted a quote attributed to Stuart Varney, who said on Fox & Friends there is no better time to be an American worker and that "we have the strongest economy in the world." Trump added, "So true!"

This tweet followed the Labor Department's report that just 20,000 U.S. jobs were added in February. This was significantly down from the 311,000 jobs that were added in January, and down from the 172,000 jobs that were expected to be added in February. It's also the smallest increase since September 2017.

In a second tweet, Trump picked out the fact that women's unemployment is down to 3.6 percent, concluding, "Things are looking good!" Brendan Morrow