At the post-meeting press conference, Powell demonstrated the central bank’s understanding of the optics around its balance sheet expansion.
Why aren’t more Americans working? Fed Chair Powell says blame education and drugs, not welfare. https://t.co/B17WtVIfTW
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 15, 2020
Two things that are true
(1) Trump inherited a robustly growing economy from Obama
(2) Trump made appointments, namely Jay Powell, and pressured the Fed in ways that have probably made growth higher and unemployment lower than would've been the case under Clinton
— dylan matthews (@dylanmatt) February 18, 2020