拜登对就业报告疲软做出反应, says US 'still digging out of an economic collapse,' but on 'right track'

拜登, 星期五在白宫讲话, 说他上任期间 “一个世纪大流行一次,一次一代经济危机。”

美国仅在四月份就招聘未成年人的期望 266,000 NEW JOBS ADDED

We knew this wouldn’t be a sprint—it would be a marathon,” 拜登说.

The April jobs report released Friday showed the US economy heavily missed Wall Street’s mark, 加 a measly 266,000 new jobs as the country continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The unemployment rate also unexpectedly rose to 6.1%. While it’s still well below the April 2020 peak of 14.7%, it’s about twice the precrisis level, the Labor Department said in its monthly payroll report, released Friday morning. Economists surveyed by Refinitiv expected the report to show that unemployment fell to 5.8% and the economy added 978,000 职位.

You might think we should be disappointed,” Biden said of the numbers, but said that the “美国救援计划,” which passed in late March, “was designed to help us over the course of a year—not 60 天。”

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“今天, there is more evidence our economy is moving in the right direction,” 拜登说, while acknowledging, 然而, 那 “it is clear we have a long way to go.

拜登, 虽然, touted his administration, 说 1.5 million jobs have been created since he took office.

This is progress. This is a testament to our new strategy,” 拜登说. “We’ve got work to do, to state the obvious, we have work to do.

他加了: “But let’s keep our eye on the ball.

PELOSI SAYS ‘DISAPPOINTINGJOBS REPORT CALLS FOR MORE GOVERNMENT SPENDING

与此同时, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the jobs numbers Friday “令人失望的,” saying it highlights theurgent need to pass President Biden’s American Jobs and Families Plans.

We need to take bold action to Build Back Better from this crisis by investing in our nation, our workers and our families,” 佩洛西说.

An April report by Moody’s Analytics, an economic research firm, projected that the US would add 16.3 million jobs through 2030 regardless of Biden’s plan passing. Its study also revealed that Biden’s plan would only truly add 2.7 million jobs if implemented, 总共 19 百万.

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