Trump Celebrates Booming US Economy, Says it's the 'Talk of The World'
President touts economic success in jovial Tweet
President Donald Trump touted America's 'booming' economy on Sunday inviting Americans to "have a good day" in a seemingly jovial tweet.
"Happy Easter!" he tweeted early on Sunday morning.
"I have never been happier or more content because your Country is doing so well, with an Economy that is the talk of the World and may be stronger than it has ever been before. Have a great day!"
Trump addressing economic issues are fundamental to success in 2020.
The unemployment rate is low at 3.8 percent, and wage growth is up in the U.S., key factors Trump touts at his rallies.
In 2018 the US economy grew at by 2.9 percent, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis quarterly report on the gross domestic product, poised for the most robust growth in 13 years.
The impressive figure fell short of President Donald Trump's goal of a nearly 3 percent growth.
Happy Easter! I have never been happier or more content because your Country is doing so well, with an Economy that is the talk of the World and may be stronger than it has ever been before. Have a great day!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 21, 2019
But Thursday's report showed GDP increasing at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2018, much better than most analysts expected for the quarter which was right at the beginning of the government shut down.
Most economists anticipate slow growth in the quarters ahead Federal Reserve officials see GDP growth slowing to around 2.3 percent in 2019, then even further to 2.0 percent in 2020.
We reported that fifty-eight percent of American voters approved of Donald Trump's performance regarding the growth of the economy, according to Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service poll.
Registered voters that are likely to vote in 2020 from both Republican-Democrat aisle where surveyed by the “Battleground Poll” that reached 1,000 between March 31-April 4, NBC News reported.
Of those surveyed, 59 percent noted concern about the chance of an economic decline.