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Remarks by President Biden on American Rescue Plan Investments

South Court Auditorium

Eisenhower Executive Office Building

11:23 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for your patience. 
Secretary Raimondo, thank you.
Before we begin, I’d like to speak very briefly about today’s jobs report that was just been issued. 
We received more good news.  In August, the economy created 315,000 new jobs.  The great American jobs machine continues its comeback.  American workers are back to work, earning more, manufacturing more, and building an economy from the bottom up and the middle out.
But with today’s news, we have now created nearly 10 million new jobs since I took office.  Nearly 10 million jobs — the fastest growth in all of American history.
In August, we also saw that the share of Americans who are working in our economy went up.  Economists call that the “labor force participation rate.”
Working-age women are now, for the first time, back at…

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