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Home Health & Fitness Martha MacCallum: Jobs report is ‘vindication’ for coronavirus ‘lockdown rebellion’

Martha MacCallum: Jobs report is ‘vindication’ for coronavirus ‘lockdown rebellion’

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The most recent U.S. job numbers, revealed Friday, are a “boon” for President Trump and signify “vindication” for those that opposed coronavirus lockdowns, Martha MacCallum mentioned.

The host of Fox Information’ “The Story” shared her views whereas co-hosting “The Five.”

“I think it’s an interesting assessment on the lockdown rebellion. A lot of people fought back. They wanted to get back to work. They wanted things to reopen,” MacCallum mentioned. “We have seen in instances all throughout the nation that the place that occurred and people governors have been vilified for essentially the most half.

“The cases seem to be under control in those areas,” she continued, “Even the Ozarks, the place the you realize, all these children have been partying and everyone was clearly involved in regards to the proximity that they have been in, a minimum of at this level, doesn’t seem to have registered a rise in instances in that space.

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“It is, I think, of vindication of that movement, loosely held movement, across the country,” MacCallum mentioned. “And I do think that it’s obviously a boon for President Trump, who seems to be in a much better mood than he was earlier this week, which was a very tough week for him on a number of fronts.”

The Labor Division’s May jobs report revealed that employers added a surprising 2.5 million jobs final month — the most important enhance on file. The nation’s unemployment fee dropped to 13.three p.c from 14.7 p.c.

Trump on Friday promised a “rocketship” rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting 2021 may very well be one of many “best years” for the U.S. financial system after the better-than-expected Could jobs report.

A U.S. financial rebound may very well be an enormous drawback for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in November, MacCallum mentioned.

“I think that, you know, the energy that he lacks when he talks about the economy in the future is a problem for him,” she mentioned. “So I feel issues are going to accentuate. And I feel that the financial system, if there’s all, you realize, all indications when it comes to what we’re seeing, point out that that is going to proceed to go up.

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“There’s going to be some jobs that don’t ever come back. So there are more layers to this story that I think are going to play out that are going to be tough for the economy and certain sectors,” MacCallum added. “But, you know, overall, this is obviously really good news, very surprising news today.”

Fox Enterprise’ Megan Henney contributed to this report.

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