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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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GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

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Sen. Tim Scott calls Trump's Democratic congresswomen tweets 'racially...

Sen. Tim Scott calls Trump's Democratic congresswomen tweets 'racially offensive'

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"I know barrel jellyfish get really big in size but I have never seen anything like it before!" Read more ...

Man confesses to murdering US scientist who went missing while on a run in...

Man confesses to murdering US scientist who went missing while on a run in Greece

U.S. scientist Suzanne Eaton was attending a conference at the Orthodox Academy when she disappeared-apparently during a run. Read more ...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on state charges

A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been... Read more ...

Kuster describes conditions on border as horrendous

Kuster describes conditions on border as horrendous

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-New Hampshire, is calling on her colleagues in Washington to come together to solve the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...