In fact he promised 6% when bigging up his tax wheeze.Trump rode the coat tails of the Obama boom and now the effect is wearing off. His trade war with China certainly isn't helping.
Remember when he promised 4%+ growth? In fact, he couldn't see why it wouldn't go to 5% or even 6%.
2.7% in 2017, 2.9% in 2018 and the future isn't looking good.
So much winning.
Growth is slowing and US will be very lucky to do 2% this year and a very good chance of an actual recession next year.
The stock market doesn't care for moment
The jerk offs on CNBC yesterday were again gloating about the "Goldilocks economy"
Sounds good doesn't it?
It is modest growth, no inflation, non existent corporation tax, so historically low interest rates and most of all, no pressure on companies to pass anything on to workers.
You see, Goldilocks for the markets is stagnation and worse for middle class downwards