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Reason #13: Worst “Recovery” Ever for GDP Growth

July 15, 2014

Worst “Recovery” Ever for GDP Growth.  Relative to prior recessions, growth in the U.S. economy has significantly underperformed during this “recovery.”

Source: Council on Foreign Relations, Quarterly Update: The U.S. Economic Recovery in Historical Context.


As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved.  The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. 

View the prior reasons here.