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We learned this morning that our businesses created 84000.
New jobs last month.
And that overall means that businesses have created four point four million.
New jobs over the past 48 months.
New manufacturing jobs.
That's a step.
We have seen the jobs report this morning.
And it is another kick in the -- to middle class families.
Today's jobs report for the economy in a spotlight on the campaign trail.
President Obama and governor Mitt Romney both trying to spin the numbers in their favor to how they do.
Democratic strategist Joseph Trippi joins us to break it down all right Joseph thank you for coming in tonight -- Friday night.
-- on the what does the president do with these numbers and he -- campaign mode they aren't grace.
No -- -- -- the numbers aren't great and you can't spin your way in or out of them.
Looking -- have three more of these reports coming out between now and November.
If things get better that's gonna help them.
And if they get worse that's gonna help Romney I mean it's just the way the -- is that.
The interesting thing is in places like Ohio states that are really on the bubble.
You've got these numbers but he also the fact that 500 manufacturing 500000 manufacturing jobs were created.
The auto industry was saved.
Romney opposes the auto industry I mean it didn't bailing out the auto industry sees sort I have this weird thing going on where.
In states like Ohio where the unemployment rates a little lower nationally.
It's easy if it's a dead heat but leaning towards Obama in the state there's mommy needs to win so that.
The numbers matter and end any time their bad.
They hurt just gonna focus on positive -- but he and that's what he's got to do is look I save the auto industry have created this you know we've created 500000 manufacturing jobs mean.
To continue to eight and four point four million.
Private sector jobs last 48 months Romney of course.
You know hey I got it right at any -- in in the -- that this thing is.
Look we're right at that bubble -- photo above 8% unemployment.
It's very difficult for an incumbent president to be reelected or at least it has been in the past under -- 8% unemployment traditionally.
Maybe struggle still -- He did -- incumbents been been reelected so we're sitting right there at that number.
It's how people feel as we go into November do they feel like it's getting better.
Like I think people were feeling earlier in this is in the spring and now it's starting it is starting to get -- in the second -- I think.
And I saw Steve Forbes aren't a few minutes ago in the you saw him talk about the other problems.
Europe China and everything slowing down so we're in a world.
Recession not just a US recession it's but you know that every time we take some steps forward somebody else out there take some steps backward which could affect this election.
Yeah and the voters here when it comes November there only be voting on who runs the White House right here and -- -- and as you -- -- millions of Americans are out of work their neighbors -- friends it's a very real problem that hits home.
And AP poll last month.
Fifty -- percent -- they disapproved of the way that this president is handling the economy he pulls really well on a lot of other things on personal accountability and all that concept.
But not -- economy is -- -- -- -- the number one seeing for voters in November when they get the ballot box.
Look kinda the economy's -- -- it will be at this time but I think that the part of the problem is Romney's having trouble with his own.
Record in his own.
The policy -- stopped communicating at his yeah well yeah I mean I think it's just part of it is looking you -- can be upset about the pace of recovery.
But he really wanted to what the Obama campaign is is doing a good job is -- -- dvd you do your upset with the pace recovery.
Do you really want to go back to the policies that got us in the mess and that's what Romney.
Wants to do maybe we can that's the argument that's going on -- who wins that argument.
It's -- -- -- the White House for months from today -- we'll find out aren't so happy thank you very much for coming and thanks for having.
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