Fri Feb 7, 2020 AT 3:50 PM EDT
President Donald Trump’s campaign celebrated the United States’ booming economy while bashing the chaos of the Iowa caucuses.
The U.S. economy added 225,000 jobs in January, while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report — about 80,000 more jobs than were added in December. These job numbers smashed predictions: Economists had predicted that 163,000 jobs would be added and that the unemployment rate would remain at 3.5%. Read Full Story