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Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain : Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain

Feb 05, 2019 - The Canadian Press

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will enjoy the backdrop of a mostly solid economy as he delivers his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, though questions about its sustainability linger.

Trump will likely tout the latest signs of strength: Friday's jobs report showed that employers added the most jobs in January in nearly a year. The proportion of Americans working or looking for work reached a roughly five-year high. And a separate report showed that factory output rose a...