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The GOP tax cuts could help Trump get reelected in 2020, even though most Americans hate them

"I think if you look at all the sentiment measures that matter, they're through the roof," President Donald Trump's adviser Kevin Hassett said.
Supporters of republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stand next to a national debt clock during a rally at Exeter High School on January 8, 2012 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

The US just officially hit the debt ceiling, setting up another high-stakes showdown for the fall

The Treasury Department can extend the debt-ceiling deadline until September or October, the CBO said, setting up a high-stakes showdown for the fall.
President Donald Trump will fall just short of his promised 3% annual GDP growth, according to the Federal Reserve.

Trump’s biggest economic goal once looked like a slam dunk — but now it’s looking like it will fall just short

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said GDP is projected to be "a little less than 3%" in 2018, leaving the US just shy of President Trump's promised growth.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s top economist said the government shutdown could cause a major mess for the US economy

Kevin Hassett, the top White House economist, told CNN that the government shutdown could push GDP growth to zero in the first quarter.
President Donald Trump during his visit to China

One of Trump’s top economic advisers thinks the US-China trade war will cause a ‘heck of a lot of US companies’ to make nasty announ...

Kevin Hassett said more US companies would make terrible earnings announcements like Apple's because of President Donald Trump's trade war with China.
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Trump is going all out to tie Democrats to his latest political boogeyman: socialism

President Donald Trump is increasingly trying to tie Democrats to socialism and the White House even released a report on the economic costs of a socialist system. The move to bring up socialism more appears to be an an effort to drive up GOP turnout during the midterms.
White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett

One of Trump’s top economic advisers said the Goldman Sachs research team looks like ‘the Democratic opposition’ because of their cr...

Kevin Hassett, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, took aim at the Goldman Sachs research team over their analysis about the stock market impact of President Donald Trump's all-out trade war threats against China.
CEA Chair Kevin Hassett

Trump’s own economic team has a study that undercuts his main arguments on tariffs

An internal report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers showed that President Donald Trump's tariffs will be damaging to the US economy according to a new report. Most economists and trade experts also estimate that the tariffs will hurt the economy.
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LARRY SUMMERS: The new argument for Trump’s tax plan is ‘dishonest, incompetent and absurd’

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is firing back at Trump's CEA chair Kevin Hassett over a key paper on the Trump tax plan.