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White House faces criticism over incorrect African American employment numbers

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The White House Council of Economic Advisers is facing backlash after providing incorrect African American unemployment figures to press secretary Sarah Sanders.
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Sanders Can't ‘Guarantee' That Trump Hasn't Used N-Word

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The White House Press Secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said that President Trump had denied using the racial slur and that he had never used it in her presence.
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White House responds to Sanders' fake news with more misleading jobs numbers

White House responds to Sanders' fake news with more misleading jobs numbers

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During Tuesday's White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, in rather forceful fashion, used very false numbers to argue that President Donald Trump, in his brief tenure, had already created more jobs for African Americans than President Barack Obama had.
Specifically, she said President Trump had created 700,000 jobs for African Americans since he took office. That part is true.
This part is not: “When President Obama left after eight years in office, eight years in office he had only created 195,000 jobs for African Americans. President Trump in his first...
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​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false claim about African-American jobs​

​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false claim about African-American jobs​

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The White House Council of Economic Advisers apologized for the figure saying it was miscommunication to Sanders.
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After White House Press Briefing, a 'Rare Correction'

After White House Press Briefing, a 'Rare Correction'

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CNN calls it a "rare correction," issued via tweet Tuesday night. During a White House press briefing hours earlier that touched on race and accusations that President Trump used the n-word, Sarah Huckabee Sanders said by way of defense that Trump has already created 700,000 new jobs for African...
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