CNN Fact Check: About those 4.5 million jobs ...
Nonfarm private payrolls
hit a post-recession low of 106.8 million that month, according to the
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The figure currently stands at 111.3
million as of July.
While that is indeed a gain of 4.5 million, it's only a net gain of 300,000 over
the course of the Obama administration to date. The private jobs figure
stood at 111 million in January 2009, the month Obama took office.
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