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Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« on: August 23, 2019, 11:10:58 AM »
President Trump just aired further grievances against Chairman Jerome Powell, who delivered a speech in Jackson Hole this morning.

As usual, the Fed did NOTHING! It is incredible that they can “speak” without knowing or asking what I am doing, which will be announced shortly. We have a very strong dollar and a very weak Fed. I will work “brilliantly” with both, and the U.S. will do great...

....My only question is, who is our bigger enemy, Jay Powel or Chairman Xi?

Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 23, 2019

https://www.cnn.com/business/live-news/economy-china-jerome-powell/index.html
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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2019, 11:11:26 AM »
Somebody remind me, who appointed Powell?
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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2019, 11:19:39 AM »
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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2019, 11:36:23 AM »
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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2019, 11:38:52 AM »
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‘I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon.’

https://mobile.twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1164914962529247232


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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2019, 12:31:40 PM »
Trump vows to respond to latest tariffs, calls for US companies to 'start looking for an alternative to China'
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/458554-trump-vows-to-respond-to-latest-tariffs-calls-for-us-companies-to
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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2019, 12:33:54 PM »
With regard to this trade war, our bigger enemy is Trump.

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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2019, 12:43:42 PM »
Somebody remind me, who appointed Powell?

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« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2019, 12:55:57 PM »
Dow down...375 and falling.

'As of now, it's down 407.  But we aren't supposed to be worried about that.  Even if our retirement plan goes belly up, it's a small sacrifice to make for the good of America. 


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« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2019, 12:58:54 PM »



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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2019, 01:03:08 PM »
I don't believe Trump's orders have any legal effect. 

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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2019, 01:08:29 PM »
Somebody remind me, who appointed Powell?

Trump has already set up Mr. Powell to take the fall if the economy goes south.  This is  standard operating procedure with Trump.  If anything goes wrong, it will always be someone else's fault.  Trump is never to blame. 

I guess President Truman's sign, "The Buck Stops Here" has been misplaced.

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« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2019, 01:10:37 PM »





He can tweet all he wants.  Bottom line is China announced a tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. products; that is in addition to the initial tariffs implemented. They are also imposing import duties on U.S. cars and parts.

It is difficult to find things that are made in China or contain parts made in China.  The cost of this trade war is being absorbed by the U.S. consumer.  China isn't backing down and isn't going to back down.  Europe and Japan acknowledge the unfair trade practices, but acknowledgements and resolutions are two different things. 

Obviously the 'talks' between Trump and Xi haven't gone so well.
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« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2019, 01:18:58 PM »
Trump has already set up Mr. Powell to take the fall if the economy goes south.  This is  standard operating procedure with Trump.  If anything goes wrong, it will always be someone else's fault.  Trump is never to blame. 

I guess President Truman's sign, "The Buck Stops Here" has been misplaced.

It isn’t just Mr. Powell he’s looking to take the blame

This president and the former president share a lot of similar traits
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« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2019, 01:26:28 PM »
The reality is this, if Trump wants to win reelection he better stop this stupid trade war. People vote with their pocketbooks and now 401k. If they see their retirement go away or shrink they will not vote for Trump period.
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« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2019, 01:31:16 PM »
He can tweet all he wants.  Bottom line is China announced a tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. products; that is in addition to the initial tariffs implemented. They are also imposing import duties on U.S. cars and parts.

It is difficult to find things that are made in China or contain parts made in China.  The cost of this trade war is being absorbed by the U.S. consumer.  China isn't backing down and isn't going to back down.  Europe and Japan acknowledge the unfair trade practices, but acknowledgements and resolutions are two different things. 

Obviously the 'talks' between Trump and Xi haven't gone so well.

Rest assured we are watching a thing of beauty.... China's so damn used to buying our "leaders" their heads (and economy) are exploding over this.  Trump's been saying for days he doesn't want a deal with China right now....so China's trying to make POTUS blink.  Really.   :laugh: 

Civil unrest in Hong Kong, a declining economy and looming hyperinflation …. China is in trouble. The only ones who can help China out are the American media, NTers and leaders financially tied to China ….  you know, the dregs. 

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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2019, 01:41:45 PM »
Rest assured we are watching a thing of beauty.... China's so damn used to buying our "leaders" their heads (and economy) are exploding over this.  Trump's been saying for days he doesn't want a deal with China right now....so China's trying to make POTUS blink.  Really.   :laugh: 

Civil unrest in Hong Kong, a declining economy and looming hyperinflation …. China is in trouble. The only ones who can help China out are the American media, NTers and leaders financially tied to China ….  you know, the dregs. 

Best. Election. EVAH.   :patriot:


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« Reply #20 on: August 23, 2019, 01:50:27 PM »
Rest assured we are watching a thing of beauty.... China's so damn used to buying our "leaders" their heads (and economy) are exploding over this.  Trump's been saying for days he doesn't want a deal with China right now....so China's trying to make POTUS blink.  Really.   :laugh: 

Civil unrest in Hong Kong, a declining economy and looming hyperinflation …. China is in trouble. The only ones who can help China out are the American media, NTers and leaders financially tied to China ….  you know, the dregs. 

Best. Election. EVAH.   :patriot:


1. I will vote for Trump in 2020
2. I'm not financially tied to China.
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Re: Trump: "Who is our bigger enemy," Powell or China's Xi?
« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2019, 02:00:32 PM »

1. I will vote for Trump in 2020
2. I'm not financially tied to China.

   Ditto @kevindavis
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« Reply #22 on: August 23, 2019, 02:17:52 PM »
Rest assured we are watching a thing of beauty.... China's so damn used to buying our "leaders" their heads (and economy) are exploding over this.  Trump's been saying for days he doesn't want a deal with China right now....so China's trying to make POTUS blink.  Really.   :laugh: 

Civil unrest in Hong Kong, a declining economy and looming hyperinflation …. China is in trouble. The only ones who can help China out are the American media, NTers and leaders financially tied to China ….  you know, the dregs. 

Best. Election. EVAH.   :patriot:

And things may work out in the end were China blinks  and things settle down and Trump claims a major victory


Could also very easily go the other way

We will see
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« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2019, 02:23:23 PM »
Well, I won't vote for Trump in 2020 an I'm sure the companies in which I have stock have ties to China.  Probably much of the "stuff" I have is made in China, or some parts are made in China. 

So I guess I'm an enemy of the state.

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« Reply #24 on: August 23, 2019, 02:25:25 PM »
And by the way, the Dow is now down 512 points.


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