Former President Obama jokingly thanked himself in a speech Tuesday as he detailed the economic accomplishments of his administration.
“We met resistance every step of the way,” Obama said during a speech at the North American Climate Summit in Chicago. “There were skeptics who said these actions would kill jobs and depress growth.
“As we took these actions, we saw the US economy grow consistently. We saw the longest streak of job creation in American history by far,” Obama continued. “A streak that still continues, by the way.”
“Thanks, Obama,” he said, to laughter and applause from the audience. Read more at The Hill.