Trump Takes More Undue Credit

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President Donald Trump wrongly boasted that Toyota’s plan to invest over $1 billion in its largest manufacturing plant in Kentucky would “not have been made if we didn’t win the election.” A Toyota spokesman told us the car company had long been planning to make the investment and that the president was not a factor in the company’s decision.

In addition, Trump wrongly claimed that his administration has “created over 600,000 jobs already in a very short period of time.” Under Trump, the U.S. economy has added a combined 317,000 jobs in February and March, according to the most recent government data.

The president made both claims during a strategic and policy discussion with company CEOs at the White House on