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Good evening -- Steven Green in for Bret -- President Obama is in Costa Rica at this hour.
As he works on relations with our southern neighbors here at home tonight the administration is basking in the globe one of the best jobs reports in quite some time.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry is traveling with the president tonight's.
As President Obama continued to try to talk about -- economic resurgence in this hemisphere as the focus of his three day trip south of the border.
Let's do more to expand trade and commerce the -- good jobs for people.
Some better than expected news north of the border with the Labor Department reporting the unemployment rate dropped to seven point 5% that's the lowest level in four years amid signs more people were finding jobs rather than folks leaving the workforce.
In addition to April's -- to 465000.
New jobs the government revised its February and march numbers upward -- total 1141000.
We are gaining jobs out over a 160000.
New jobs unemployment has ticked down that's good news still there were -- major warning signs the economy is still struggling.
The manufacturing sector created not a single new job in April what construction employment fell for the first time in almost a year.
Meanwhile the Commerce Department said today orders to US factories fell in March by the largest amount is seven months.
And eleven point six million workers who want a job we're still unable to find one.
We need to get this economy.
Growing to have more people working more tax payers not raising tax rates from those that are working but have more people working and we could do it if not for this drag news anchor.
Of the president's health care law it.
White House aides used the jobs report to again say it's time to end the sequester cuts.
-- his remarks to young people at the anthropology museum in Mexico City the president spoke of more government spending on both sides of the border.
Other let's remember that every dollar every -- that we invest in research and development.
Returns so much more to our economy's in jobs and opportunity.
New products and services.
A particular soft spot for the president is youth unemployment.
With the new jobs report showing the effect of unemployment rate for young people if you include those who have given up looking for work is a stunning sixteen point 1%.
The highest level since World War II.
Our generation is graduating college and got all his -- -- passion almost desire to make a difference.
And coming to an economy that's stagnant but has no new jobs and very little opportunity for us it's.
Now the Republican National Committee chairman -- previous criticize the media and the president for not mentioning jobs at all at Tuesday's news conference back at the White House.
But administration officials privately say that in the weeks ahead we'll see the president back on the road in the US talking about jobs in the economy -- And Henry traveling with the president thank you and.
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