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Las Vegas, Nevada - 20 September 2018
1. SOUNDBITE (English) US President Donald Trump
"Economic growth. So they say, when I took this over, I'm telling you it was a sick puppy we were handed down. So last quarter we hit GDP 4.1 adjusted upward 4.2%."
2. SOUNDBITE (English) US President Donald Trump
"New unemployment claims recently hit a 49 year low! You know what that means? Simple. It means people are working. They're working. You know this, you've been hearing. And now it's even better. African-American unemployment has recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded. (cheers)"
3. SOUNDBITE (English) US President Donald Trump
"You've heard me say this. Women's unemployment. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. Recently reached, I'm sorry! Only the lowest rate in 65 years. That's not as good. That's not as good as history. Soon!"
4. SOUNDBITE (English) US President Donald Trump
"You'll like this. We withdrew the United States from the job killing income killing Paris climate accord. (cheers) That was costing our country and we have the cleanest air now in the world. We have to cleanest water. Remember this. I'm an environmentalist. I want crystal clean water. I want crystal clean air. That's what we want. But I also want jobs to come to our country."
US President Donald Trump touted his administration's economic achievements during a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday. The President pointed out the nation's GDP and low unemployment rates among various groups including women and African-Americans. He also got cheers after mentioning that he withdrew the US from the Paris climate accord. Trump said that he's an environmentalist and that he wants "crystal clear" air and water, but that he also wants jobs to come to the U.S.