President Donald Trump upended almost three decades of presidential precedent by commenting on the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy on Thursday, but at least one economist thinks the president's remarks could come back to bite him.
"The secretary will nearly certainly hear complaints about these remarks at the G20, especially in his bilateral discussions", said Mark Sobel, a former senior Treasury official who left earlier this year, after serving as US executive director at the International Monetary Fund.
"I am not happy about it", Trump said.
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The joint US-North Korea program to search for remains began in 1996 but was suspended in 2005 due to rising nuclear tensions. The U.S. government estimates that the North Korean government has about 80,000 to 120,000 political prisoners in detention.
That said, Trump added in the interview that "I put a very good man in at the Fed", referring to the current chair, Jerome Powell. "No president should interfere with the workings of the Fed", Fisher said. If things turn sour, however, Trump's comments suggest that could change. And because we live in a reality where logical human behavior reigns supreme, the president has remained demure on all Fed-related topics this morning...
Trump has ordered the Commerce Department to investigate whether auto imports pose a threat to USA national security that would justify tariffs or other trade restrictions.
After the interview, Trump reiterated criticism of planned interest-rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, saying in a Twitter post that tightening policy would diminish any United States advantage in trade and exacerbate losses from "BAD trade deals".
Trump's rebuke broke with more than two decades of White House tradition of avoiding comments on monetary policy out of respect for the independence of the USA central bank. The Treasury didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on the president's remarks on the dollar.
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Of course, the article makes sure to say "combination of" and doesn't suggest all of those pieces would be included in the deal. Leonard had played just nine games last season, before missing the remainder of the year with a quad injury.
A spokesperson for the Fed declined to comment.
The comments raised eyebrows in the United States, where presidents are expected to avoid criticism of the central bank in deference to its independence.
Trump is limited in how much direct pressure he can put on the Fed chief.
Trump has ordered Commerce to investigate whether auto imports pose a threat to U.S. "Independence does not mean "above the law" or "above the will of the people" and I am always just flabbergasted when some members of the Fed, or former members of the Fed, take the attitude that the Fed somehow does not report to the government".
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She said she thinks it's "important" for her to be speaking out about the show to "let people know what's coming". He added that the thing that made him most uncomfortable was Cohen's character talking about "golden showers".