The economy has now added 1.2 million jobs in the last six months, the best six month stretch since 2006. The private sector has had nearly two years of job growth. However, the Republican National Committee, in a statement released shortly after the jobs report was made public, claimed that the economy is “clearly not improving“:
Today’s jobs report is yet another reminder that far too many Americans are out of work, and the situation is clearly not improving. Millions of families continue to feel the pain of the sluggish Obama economy and the rising cost of gas, groceries, and healthcare. They are still waiting on President Obama to keep his promise of an economic recovery.