Transcript for September Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to 7.8, 114,000 Jobs Added
Let's get right to their jobs news the latest report on unemployment showing surprising drop to seven point 8%. Back to levels we haven't seen since President Obama first took office because she's... See More
Let's get right to their jobs news the latest report on unemployment showing surprising drop to seven point 8%. Back to levels we haven't seen since President Obama first took office because she's been Angela -- is here with the details good morning Leon. Take it ninety George -- 1141000. Jobs were added in the month of some -- that number we expected but the seven point 8% drop in unemployment. That is a significant drop because 8% it's a psychologically damaging number we were expecting unemployment rate to go up to eight point 2%. Georgia -- in that we had some upward revisions for both August and July so this all in -- it's a surprising and a relatively good reporting you know we're already seeing some commentators coming Jack Ross a former -- -- saying that these numbers might have been manipulated to help the president but that's -- -- and that's a dangerous and unfounded allegation Georgia and it that would be true there have been plenty of months -- -- -- for the president would have -- to manipulate these numbers as well so nothing can justify that allegation at least right now.
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