Biden Brags That His Administration Has Created the Most Jobs ‘In the First Hundred Days of Any President on Record’

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported just 266,000 new jobs over the month of April after some experts expected potentially a million.

President Joe Biden appeared unfazed at the time and addressed the numbers in a statement at the White House, insisting that “our economy is moving in the right direction but it is clear we have a long way to go.”

In a tweet today, Biden again tried to put a positive spin on jobs statistics that while technically being correct, don’t encapsulate the big picture.

“Since the time I took office, we’ve created more than 1.5 million jobs in the country. It’s the most jobs created in the first hundred days of any President on record,” Biden bragged in the tweet.

One top response by Twitter user, “RFavret,” countered the president and said, “You did not ‘create’ 1.5 million jobs. 1.5 million people went back to work after your democrats shut down the economy a year ago. Of course employment is going to rise when you reopen the economy after forcing those same people out of their jobs in the first place.”

In last August’s jobs report alone employers added back about 1.4 million jobs during Trump’s presidency.

Biden at the time said that “what the American people really need to understand” is that “all pain and suffering stems from President Trump’s failure to lead. His sheer inability and unwillingness to bring people together. He likes to sign executive orders, actions for photo ops, but they’re ill conceived and could do more harm than good.”

Previously, we reported:

It was also reported that unemployment also rose slightly, to 6.1 percent from 6.0 percent and that there was worse news for March numbers, which saw a revision down to 777,000 from the original 916,000 increase reported last month.