George Floyd killing: Trump shares letter calling peaceful protesters 'terrorists' – live

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The dire numbers expected in the latest jobs report this morning did not happen - at all.

Covid-19’s devastating assault on the US economy waned in May as the unemployment rate dipped to 13.3% and the US added another 2.5m jobs.

I will be doing a News Conference at 10:00 A.M. on the Jobs Numbers! White House.

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Jim Mattis lit into Trump this week and has accrued both condemnation (and withering, personal counterpoint by the president, albeit containing untruths) and support from many quarters.

Related: James Mattis condemns Trump’s handling of George Floyd protests

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