According to Labor Department figures released on Wednesday, wages and salaries rose 3.1 percent in the third quarter.
That’s the biggest increase in a decade and faster than expectations.
The Wall Street Journal credits Republican tax cuts and deregulation under President Trump for the faster economic growth.
Back in mid-October, former President Barack Obama tried to take credit for the booming economy, urging people to “remember who started it.”
But, Americans aren’t buying that argument, by a 2-to-1 margin.
The latest Harvard-Harris poll asked people who they thought was responsible for the current strong economy.
A full 47% said it’s due to President Trump’s efforts, while only 21% credited it to Obama.