Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Hensarling Statement on Lowest Unemployment Rate Since Beginning of 21st Century

May 4, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent:

“Our economy is booming under President Trump’s leadership. With today’s announcement of the unemployment rate falling to 3.9 percent, we are seeing the lowest level of unemployment since the year 2000. In addition, the Labor Department reports show we have added 164,000 jobs. Our economy is on the path to success, and I applaud House Republicans, Speaker Ryan, the Trump Administration for this accomplishment.”