Here’s What’s Behind GOP Criticism Of Unemployment Numbers
GOP candidates have attacked the unemployment rate the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides as inaccurate, but does that make it meaningless?By Sebastian Martinez | November 10, 2015
Republican candidates have been going after the government's unemployment numbers.
"Every time it comes out I hear '5.3 percent unemployment!' That is the biggest joke there is in this country," Donald Trump said at a campaign event.
Some say it's not reflective of the actual number of people out of work.