Recent years' gains for working people have their roots in progressive advocacy, not Trump policies. Democratic presidential candidates should be sure to point this out in the debates.
"The Trump Economy is setting records, and has a long way up to go," wrote the president.
"You could easily find the American economy in a recession, certainly before the election," Robert Reich said during an appearance on MSNBC Friday.
"Mr. Trump for over two years has been huffing and puffing about reviving manufacturing employment. This is a pipe dream."
A House Democrat has threatened to force Senate Republicans, many of whom oppose the tariffs and have noted the potential economic impact they would have, to vote on whether to rebuff the president and attempt to block him.
Donald Trump's opponents consistently underestimate him. His tariffs may not just be saber-rattling. They may be a stealth tax that's here to stay.
The jobs problem today isn't just stagnant wages. It's also uncertain incomes.
"You know what I think it does, it's going to create a realignment of the supply chain away from China to other parts of the world," Congressman Sean Duffy argued.
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The center's director described Trump's ongoing trade war with China as a "tantrum."
Workers have had the right to 12 weeks of unpaid leave after childbirth, adoption and for other serious health issues.
American imports from Vietnam rose 40.2 percent in the first three months of the year.
"They're not going to change their system, and I think a lot of hard-liners in the Trump administration are looking for them to do that," said Stephen Roach, a veteran Wall Street analyst.
One paper found tariffs are costing U.S. consumers and businesses $3 billion per month in added tax costs.
"Unless there is a de-escalation of trade tensions, the outcome could be much worse than in our central scenario," said the secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Immigrants "allow everyone to specialize more in what they are doing best. That increases the efficiency of the economy, creates more output for everyone, increases GDP per capita for natives and benefits the immigrants as well."
"You don't need a psychiatrist to tell you this. You just need to be able to read these diagnostic criteria from the DSM-V," George Conway added.
Even a flicker of the notion that the leadership was jumping at the behest of a foreign power is politically toxic in China.
"I love the position we're in," Trump told reporters. "It's working out really well."
Research shows that U.S. consumers and businesses, not China, ultimately bear the true cost of the president's trade war.
"Such temporary solutions are not sufficient to address the permanent damage the trade war has inflicted on agricultural export markets."
Senator Tom Cotton said U.S. farmers and consumers who feel the pinch of President Donald Trump's trade war with China should consider the "sacrifices" made by soldiers fighting abroad or buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
President Donald Trump raised the tariff on $200 billion of imports from China amid frustrated trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
As Donald Trump defended his "art of the deal" persona amid reports he lost $1 billion during his business heyday, the celebrity businessman-turned-politician also faced major diplomatic troubles.
Trump's tweets catalyzed a decrease in the yuan's value, significant drops in the three major U.S. stock indicies and a decline in oil prices.
"The reality is President Trump's economy is growing 50 percent faster," Peter Morici said. "During Obama's time, inequality increased. Now inequality is decreasing."
A new poll showed that 56 percent of those surveyed thought Trump was doing a good job on the economy.
If President Donald Trump's spending and tax policies continue, a new CBO report found, the U.S. national debt will rise from 78 percent to 105 percent of the economy over the next decade.