Obama Winter is over. Trump Spring is here.
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 1.6% in 2016, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
In the last three months of the year -- between October and December -- the economy grew at an annual rate of 1.9%. It's the slowest pace of growth since 2011.
It reflects how slow the recovery has been for many Americans since the Great Recession, which ended in 2009.
Weak economic growth was a key reason behind President Trump's election. He promises to get growth up to 4% a year, something that hasn't happened since the late 1990s.