Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to 23,000 lower on February 15th making the total number to 216,000.
Jobless claims hit multi-decade lows in 2018 but climbed back up during the government shutdown in January.
Moving the unemployment rate to 235,700, it rose to 4,000 in the four week government shutdown.
The numbers caught everyone by surprise including The White House.
President Trump at the White House Spoke about the Unemployment Numbers especially the African American Unemployment Numbers at an event at the White House
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