These are among the many presidential lessons that Donald Trump didn’t learn before taking office and has ignored ever since.
According to GM, tariffs on imported steel—which were imposed by the Trump Administration earlier this year—have cost the company $1 billion.
“They better damn well open a new plant there very quickly.”
After the midterms, Fox previews its strategy for covering economic downturns: Blame Democrats.
Now suppose the benefit of a strong economy were to be pulled out from under Trump in the months to follow. What would be Trump’s selling point then? His charm and wit?
Given his erratic behavior, from daily Twitter eruptions to upping his tally of lies by the hour, it’s hard to think of Donald Trump as a man with a plan.
“Lindsey Graham has become a riddle wrapped in mystery inside an enigma.”
The combination of solid growth, low inflation and unemployment, and rising hourly wages is hard to beat.
Trump’s chief economic adviser says there shouldn’t even be a minimum wage.
After a long absence, another “Stock Market up” tweet was issued Wednesday by Donald Trump.
President Obama saved the auto industry, but Trump’s policies are leading to layoffs and financial losses.
Murray Energy, one of the nation’s largest coal producers, is paying for lawyers trying to block natural gas plants that would support a growing industry.
Gentrification is a function of power, not natural law or economic inevitability.
At summer’s end, the U.S. economy looks to be sizzling. Unemployment is low. Growth is higher than expected. Consumer confidence is soaring and Wall Street just set a record bull run.
Trump is ‘desperately cherry-picking the data’ on the economy, according to the Washington Post.
So all the rejoicing this Labor Day is coming from the gated ZIP codes of the rich.
Yes, corporate economists exult that our US of A is enjoying the second-longest economic expansion on record.
Some experts even think removing Trump from office could lift the market.
The $1 trillion-plus annual Trump budget deficits that are about to start will soon create huge policy challenges for future generations of Americans.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that Trump “wants to have no tariffs” because “he’s a free trader.” Yes, he is. And I’m Reese Witherspoon.
Republicans live in an Alice-in-Wonderland World where they can pass $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that won’t cost anything.
But this isn’t about that. It’s about how Fifth Avenue — as a stand-in for the prosperous coasts — interprets the self-destructive tendencies of Trump country.
The fact that Republicans are great at cutting taxes for the 1% while butchering social programs for the poor doesn’t mean that they don’t spend tax dollars like crazy.
Eighteen months into his administration, no credible proposal for anything near that scale has been made.
In addition to the massive impact it will have on people’s lives, a spiraling trade war could have dramatic electoral implications for both 2018 and beyond.