Wrong on several counts
"Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs. Unemployment is low because people are working 60, 70, 80 hours a week and can barely feed their family."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
"Back in the Great Recession, when millions of jobs across America hung in the balance, Donald Trump said rescuing the auto industry didn’t really matter very much. He said, and I quote again, ‘Let it go.’ "
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Cooked books claim up in flames
Unemployment numbers "are artificial numbers. These are numbers that are massaged to make the existing economy look good, to make this administration look good when, in fact, it's a total disaster."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 25th, 2016
Trump is still wildly off-base
"Don't believe those phony numbers when you hear 4.9 and 5 percent unemployment. The number's probably 28, 29, as high as 35. In fact, I even heard recently 42 percent."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 11th, 2016
That figure is way off the charts
The unemployment rate may be as high as "42 percent."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
42 times does not equal zero
"The last quarter, it was just announced, our gross domestic product … was below zero. Who ever heard of this? It's never below zero."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Meme makes a mess of the data
"During Obama's first five years as president, black unemployment increased 42 percent. During Reagan's presidency, black unemployment dropped 20 percent."
— Politifact National on Friday, May 22nd, 2015
Based on a debunked claim
Says President Ronald Reagan "had a month of job creation of 1 million."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, April 6th, 2015
Jobbed on jobs?
The U.S. unemployment rate has "been massaged, it’s been doctored."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, January 26th, 2015
Meme's trend line is completely off-base
"When (Barack Obama) took office, 2.3 million people were out of work. Five-plus years later, we have 5 million-plus out of work."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Actually, more recent stats show them rising
"Wisconsin wages are declining at double the rate of other states."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, March 31st, 2014
Actually, it's down
Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "unemployment's up" from 4.8% to 6.2%
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, March 7th, 2014
Some "jobs" bills actually involve jobs
"The Republican leadership in the House has refused to address the issues that matter the most to Rhode Island, such as passing a jobs bill."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
Turns a hypothetical into a reality
Scott Walker's income "tax plan is a tax hike. It increases taxes for nearly 80% of the people in the state."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Wisconsin sold fresh water to California, helping that state's dairy industry, and "lost a bunch of jobs (and) a bunch of farmland."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, October 28th, 2013
Only if you support jobs for babies
"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don’t work."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Study he cites suggests less than 10 percent
Under Obamacare, "75 percent of small businesses now say they are going to be forced to either fire workers or cut their hours."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Try $2 million
Says Florida didn’t offer special incentives to Deutsche Bank, which announced it will add 300 jobs in Florida.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
One exaggeration after another
"Nearly 40,000 new jobs have been created in the last year due to the new wells . . . right here in Ohio."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, April 29th, 2013
"Gov. Scott Walker (is) more than halfway to (his) 250,000 jobs goal."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013