CNBC: Job growth in January shattered expectations, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 304,000 despite a partial government shutdown that was the longest in history, the Labor Department reported Friday.
Opinion| ICYMI| U.S. employers added 304,000 jobs in January, dwarfing expectations of a much lower increase of 165,000 jobs.
Investors had braced for the worst following the 35-day partial federal government shutdown that ran for almost the entire month of January but those fears were never realized.
Quite the opposite took place.
More good news came from the Labor Force Participation Rate that rose to the highest point yet during the Trump presidency – 63.2%.
Year-over-year wages grew 3.2 percent, around the highest levels of the recovery.
Discussing the numbers with Fox Business’ Stuart Varney, President Trump’s Director of the National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow said he expects the economy to grow in excess of 3% this year.
The Fake News Media told us that would never again be the possible:
Best January for the DOW in over 30 years. We have, by far, the strongest economy in the world!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 1, 2019
Now, in the face of all this success, Democrats are climbing over each other to demand a 90% income tax rate. What will it take for their followers to figure out it’s the Democrats who are doing the bidding of our Marxist enemies?