Trump says federal workers back his shutdown, Then an actual federal worker says: "A wall doesn’t put food on our table…a roof over our heads…pay for my daughter’s medicine…or my family’s health insurance. Those are the things that truly make us safe"
President Donald Trump shut down the government over two weeks ago. He said he was going to do it and he said he would proudly own the shutdown. Until it happened. Then he blamed Democrats for it.
Trump will not budge on signing any bill to reopen the government without funding for his border wall (so he says) and Democrats in the House will not send such a bill to his desk.
Trump also made the claim that government employees are OK with the shutdown, because they know the value of the safety...
Trump's rhetoric has put the central bank in a difficult situation.
When it comes to the Federal Reserve, often called the Fed, President Trump is not a fan. Despite appointing the current Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, the President has consistently expressed his displeasure in the Fed continuing to raise interest rates. But recent the critiques went a bit further with reports of the President thinking about firing Powell. While the legality of...
Trump only wants the wall to benefit himself and has no concern for federal workers who will not get their paychecks.