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Trump expected to defend handling of U.S. economy at New Hampshire rally

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President Donald Trump was expected to defend his handling of the U.S. economy on Thursday night in New Hampshire as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election that he has made the economy great again.
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Trump accuses news media of trying to crash the economy

Trump accuses news media of trying to crash the economy

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President Donald Trump on Thursday baselessly accused the press of trying to tank the American economy, shrugging off any blame for a prospective economic slowdown and possible recession heading into his reelection next year. “The Fake News Media is doing everything they can to crash the economy because they think that will be bad for me and my re-election,” he said in a tweet. “The problem they have is that the economy is way too strong and we will soon be winning big on Trade, and everyone knows that, including China!” The president offered no evidence to support his claim that the...
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Donald Trump backs new book's allegations that Barack Obama knew collusion charges were phony

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President Trump on Thursday endorsed the view in a new book that then-President Barack Obama knew about his Justice Department pushing an investigation into phony charges of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016. "A very serious situation," Mr. Trump tweeted about the allegations of Mr. ...
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What Trump Gets Wrong About NAFTA

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U.S. President Donald Trump campaigned on the premise that NAFTA was “the worst deal ever.” Economists say it wasn't. Workers say it was. Both are answering the wrong question.
The structure of the NAFTA debate has always been a trap. In the political hothouse of the early 1990s, as the agreement was negotiated under Republican President George Bush and then signed under Democratic President Bill Clinton, observers seemed to want an easy “yes” or “no” answer to whether the bill was going to end the world. There was no patience for the kind of winding replies that I would give, such as...
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Barack Obama's Economic Adviser Says Donald Trump Is World's 'Number One Risk Factor' to Economy

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"The risk that exists right now in the economy--in the global economy and the U.S. economy--lies squarely, squarely on Donald Trump's reckless, drunk driving approach to economic management."
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Former Rep. Joe Walsh To Challenge Trump In Republican Primary

Former Rep. Joe Walsh To Challenge Trump In Republican Primary

After years of repeating some of Trump's most bigoted claims, the former legislator now says the president is a "racial arsonist who encourages bigotry." Read more ...

Kudlow Claims Trump Has 'Emergency' Authority To Order Companies Back From China

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Larry Kudlow: U.S.-China trade talks continue, but no deal in sight

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Tea Party firebrand and former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh announces he's running...

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Joe Walsh reportedly wants to troll Trump by recruiting George Conway, the...

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Lindsey Graham To U.S. Consumers: 'Accept The Pain' Of Trump's Trade War

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The Trump administration has repeatedly claimed its tariff battle with China isn't hurting Americans. Read more ...

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Anthony Scaramucci made a surprise appearance at a Joe Biden campaign stop...

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