Trump's trade war is a key contributor to the slowing U.S. economy, which is now growing half as quickly as he promised in 2016.
Economic growth in the United States slowed to just 1.9 percent in the past three months, far slower than promised Trump made during his 2016 campaign.
U.S. factories are struggling so bad that the manufacturing is in a recession, according to Bloomberg. Thanks in large part to Trump's trade war with China.
Trump’s actions worsen the safety, health and long-term financial interests of workers, while being a lucrative boon to polluters and financial predators.
Trump continues to insist that reports of a weakening U.S. economy are “fake news” and that the state of the economy has never been stronger.
Investors were briefly cheered as Powell gave some reassurance that the central bank is prepared to use its resources to fight a potential economic downturn