“By the time I left office, household income was near its all-time high, and the uninsured rate hit an all-time low, wages were rising, poverty was falling. I mention all this so when you hear how great the economy is doing right now, let’s all remember how this started,” he said.
But Trump took exception to that statement, saying in his own speech just an hour later that it was the “weakest recovery in the history of our country” since the Great Depression in the 1920s.
“I think he was trying to take credit for this incredible thing that’s happening in this country,” Trump said at a fundraiser Friday afternoon.
— Globalnews.ca (@globalnews) September 7, 2018