What Is the Real Unemployment Rate?

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Trump believes the government’s official 4.8% unemployment number is rigged and phony, saying that it’s probably somewhere between 28 and 42%. Jon Hartley from Real Time Macroeconomics discusses why this conversation is important including an update on the real time economic outlook (see chart below on job openings) as well as what’s taking place with tax and healthcare reform.

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