Maxine Waters

Sarah Huckabee Sanders made a false claim about black employment. She's issued a rare apology

Sarah Huckabee Sanders made a false claim about black employment. She's issued a rare apology

President Trump and administration officials frequently overstate the strength of the labor market and their role in it, but now, a top White House official has admitted she went too far with the latest claim about black employment.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has issued a rare public apology for saying at Tuesday’s news briefing that Trump already had created three times more jobs for black people than former President Obama did during his entire eight-year term.

It’s not true. Not even close.

The economy added 2.95 million jobs for black...

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