JUSTICE MALALA: A Trump tariff too far?
The Donald’s big problem may be that he is beginning to hit Americans where they don’t like to be hit – in their pockets
US President Donald Trump has always had a silver bullet against his many opponents and enemies: a pumping economy and jobs, jobs, jobs everywhere. Credit whoever you may want to credit (and the butt of many of Trump’s jibes, former president Barack Obama, can claim a lot of it), but at the end of the day this is Trump’s day and he claims it all for himself.
Last month it was announced that the US economy added 263,000 new jobs in April, easily beating Wall Street expectations of 190,000, and that unemployment fell to 3.6%. That’s the lowest it has been since December 1969. Yes, nearly 50 years ago.