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Donald Trump - No, Donald Trump is not the first president with low approval amid a good economy

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The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | No, Donald Trump is not the first president with low approval amid a good economy

During an hours-long tweetstorm, President Donald Trump complained that he wasn’t getting enough credit for presiding over a strong economy. In an early morning tweet on April 23, Trump wrote, "In the ‘old days’ if you were President and you had a good economy, you were basically immune from criticism. Remember, ‘It’s the economy stupid.’ Today I have, as President, perhaps the greatest economy in history...and to the Mainstream Media, it means NOTHING. But it will!" See Figure 1 on PolitiFact.com We wondered whether Trump was right that historically, "if you were President and you had a good ...

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