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How Strong Have Job Gains Been Since the Tax Bill Passed?

The numbers are good, but they may not be as good as some are claiming

On the heels of a strong jobs report — one that featured 223,000 new jobs in May and an unemployment rate falling to 3.8 percent — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took to the Senate floor to tout the success of Republican economic policies.

"The bottom line is clear," McConnell said June 4. "Under the policies of this unified Republican government, American workers, families and business owners are achieving economic growth that is unmatched in recent memory."

McConnell went on to cite changes to the tax code and regulatory changes.

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