Saying the country needs to build on President Barack Obama’s first term, the chairman of the Texas Democratic Party said job gains bear that out.
“In April,” Gilberto Hinojosa said in an email blast sent the day before Obama stopped in Austin to talk economic issues, “165,000 new jobs were created and the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since 2008. The economy added more jobs during four years under Obama than it did in the entire eight years under George W. Bush!”
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Statement: “The economy added more jobs during four years under Obama than it did in the entire eight years under George W. Bush.”