Trump blasts Fed leaders as ‘boneheads’ over interest rates – live

President said rates should be ‘zero, or less’ as central bank expected to lower them next week

Good morning, live blog readers — I hope you all take a moment today to remember the 2,997 people lost 18 years ago.

Our president’s focus seems to be drifting toward other topics this morning. While simultaneous celebrating his party’s narrow victory last night in a North Carolina special congressional race, Donald Trump is lashing out against the leaders of the Federal Reserve as “Boneheads.”

….The USA should always be paying the the lowest rate. No Inflation! It is only the naïveté of Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve that doesn’t allow us to do what other countries are already doing. A once in a lifetime opportunity that we are missing because of “Boneheads.”

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