The United States economy continued to roar to life under President Trump in the first month of 2019; smashing expectations as the American job market added over 213,000 new positions in January alone.
“Private payrolls grew in January at a much faster pace than expected as the labor market shrugged off the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, according to data released Wednesday by ADP and Moody’s Analytics,” reports CNBC.
“The job market weathered the government shutdown well. Despite the severe disruptions, businesses continued to add aggressively to their payrolls,” added one industry insider. “As long as businesses hire strongly, the economic expansion will continue on.”
The strong economic data comes just days after President Trump ended the longest government shutdown in US history; demanding lawmakers reach a budget deal in three weeks that fully funds his border security proposals.
Read the full report at CNBC.