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Mark Whitehouse

Where’s President Trump's Jobs Bonanza?

The labor market is doing well, but not better than before the election.
What difference did it make?

What difference did it make?

Photographer: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Given President Donald Trump’s penchant for boasting about his job-creating prowess, one can’t help but ask: How much has the trajectory of U.S. employment really changed under his watch?

The latest jobs data suggest a simple answer: almost imperceptibly.