Powell shrugs off Trump’s attacks on Fed: ‘We’re doing fine’

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Washington Examiner—Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dismissed President Trump’s criticism of his conduct of monetary policy Wednesday, saying that the central bank is doing well despite the stream of attacks from the White House.

Trump Steps Up Attacks on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. President Trump escalated his attacks on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying the head of the nation’s central bank threaten U.S. economic growth and appeared to enjoy raising interest rates.