Trump Still Anti-Powell Despite Fed Chair’s Acquiescence: ‘I Guess I’m Stuck With You’

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: (L to R) U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as his nominee for the chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell takes to the podium during a press event in the Rose Garden at the Whit... WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: (L to R) U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as his nominee for the chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell takes to the podium during a press event in the Rose Garden at the White House, November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Current Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's term expires in February. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 3, 2019 8:21 a.m.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has seemingly bowed to President Donald Trump on every front: he halted interest rate increases, he stopped shrinking its asset portfolio.

But, per the Wall Street Journal, it’s still not enough.

Trump has verbally pistol-whipped Powell three times last week, blaming him for the rising deficit and falling stocks.

“Mnuchin gave me this guy,” Trump reportedly complained, blaming his Treasury secretary.

Trump seems to be being pretty blunt with how he feels to his much-maligned Fed chair’s face (or voice) as well.

“I guess I’m stuck with you,” he said on a recent phone call.

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