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CNBC: Economy adds more jobs than expected in August, and wage growth hits post-recession high

Click here: President Trump’s economy continues to exceed expectations. Payrolls grew by 201,000 in August. Well above what economists expected for August (191,000 increase). Average hourly earnings also jumped by 2.9 percent, above the 2.7 percent increase economists expected.
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President Donald Trump speaks to a packed U.S. Cellular Center crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa June, 21, 2017