USA Today: Fact Check of Pres. Obama’s Final State of the Union

From USA TodayPresident Obama’s final State of the Union Address came up short of the facts on several topics:

• He embellished his record on jobs, citing “more than 14 million new jobs,” without mentioning that’s only private sector jobs and only since the job losses hit bottom in February 2010.

• Obama similarly omitted part of his presidency in boasting of nearly 900,000 manufacturing jobs “in the past six years.” Over his entire time in office, manufacturing jobs have gone down by 230,000.

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