Bernie Sanders Says Obama is Lying About Unemployment, Economy

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Bernie Sanders is taking exception to Obama’s claim that the economy is good and rolling along nicely.  His exact words were:

“This is progress.  Step by step, America is moving forward. Middle class economics works.”

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Sanders says that is a lie.  Sanders goes on to make the same point conservatives have made for years:

“When you talk about the economy we also have to have an honest assessment of unemployment in America.”

“Once a month the government publishes a set of figures, and the last figures they published said that official unemployment was 5.4 percent.” (5.3%)

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