How Much Credit Does Trump Deserve For Lower Black Unemployment?

The African-American unemployment rate recently hit an all time low.

The rate, which has been kept since 1972, fell to 6.8 percent in December 2017.

President Donald Trump tweeted, “The African American unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate in 45 years. I’m so happy about this News!”

While presidents, past and present, like to take credit for low unemployment rates, how much impact does their influence really have on these rates?

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