• Trump Thinks the U.S. Could See 6% Economic Growth. The Data Says Otherwise

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump is feeling pretty good about the United States' economic prospects.
    On Wednesday, Trump told reporters that he expects to see a 6% annual growth rate. That might not sound like a wild number, until you consider that 6% more than doubles the 30-year average rate of 2.5%. Six percent is also more than triple what the Congressional Budget Office forecasts for the next ten years.
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