As it’s often said, people vote with their pocketbook. If that’s the case and these strong economic numbers hold up, a Democrat in 2020 doesn’t really have much of a chance.
On Friday, it was reported that, in April, more than 260,000 jobs were created and unemployment is at 3.6%, the lowest it has been in half a century. However, while the government does not create jobs, they can create the environment for job growth.
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar was asked about the strong economic indicators Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper. She stated the businesses and workers were the ones responsible for those numbers and not President Trump.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar gives credit to workers, not President Trump, for low unemployment rate being at its lowest since 1969: “I give our workers and businesses credit.” #CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/fxBvUpXIBX
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 5, 2019
Even Democrats know that if they give Trump any credit for the economy, they are done. They have to hope and pray for an economic downturn for any shot in 2020.