I don't believe much of anything anymore.
He needed 7 million for his "win" and suddenly he's got 7.1 million.
Call me suspicious.
Similar to his jobs created or saved number. He chose the number first, then came up with the news.
"If you want 7.1 million 'buy my product, or else' customers you can have 7.1 million 'buy my product, or else' customers."
After all, that figure represents just 6.1 percent of the number of discrete American households. (Or 2.2% of the population. Or 14.6% of the uninsured. - Choose your statistic.) Like the man said, "Buy it, or ELSE."