Former president and current president are both in Pennsylvania this weekend to rally for candidates
The US added another 315,000 jobs in August as the jobs market remained strong amid signs of a worsening economy.
The US jobs market lost 22m jobs in early 2020 at the start of the pandemic but roared back after the Covid lockdowns ended. It has remained strong despite four-decade high rates of inflation and slowing economic growth. In July, the US unexpectedly added 528,000 new jobs, restoring employment to pre-pandemic levels.
The US added 315,000 jobs in August, a sign of continuing growth in the labor market despite high rates of inflation and slowing economic growth.
Biden is scheduled to discuss the American Rescue Plan on the heels of today’s jobs report release.
Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone and former deputy Patrick Philbin are appearing before a grand jury that is investigating the January 6 insurrection.