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Economy wants to get back on track we need jobs and according to the -- support that's not happening.
The Labor Department reports that the US added 88000 jobs in March the lowest number in nine months.
And while the unemployment rate did drop to seven point 6% it's not because more Americans are back at work.
Take a closer look at the numbers there is a troubling trend nearly half a million people gave up hope looking for a job.
And they -- only -- because fewer people were looking for work.
The percentage of people participating in the work force is at its lowest level since Jimmy Carter was president in 1978.
Former US Labor Department chief of staff -- Conway says the lower participation rate could be the most disconcerting number.
And the most troubling thing is that lowering of their job force participation rate which is consistently come down since January.
62 point 563 point 463 point three that is not a good sign for somebody who's trying to turn around the country.
And get more Americans working so they can pay -- bills pay off their loans -- be more optimistic.
President Obama's former economic advisor Austan Goolsbee warns that you don't want to make too much of just one month's report.
But does it not -- today's report wasn't good news.
I think the factor that -- growth rate was already modest in the country.
And now the sequester is going to be pulling the growth rate down this is not a good sign you don't -- -- make too much of -- one month but it's not a good sign.
-- -- sequester cuts that took place have little impact in this -- support scheduled government worker furloughs didn't take place until the start of April.
The White House says the economy is on the path to recovery.
While more work remains to be done today's employment report provides further evidence that the US economy is continuing to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression.
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