New York Sun: Trump should take on the Fed


From The New York Sun
Sunday, December 23, 2018

Should the chairman of the Federal Reserve take a lesson from Secretary of Defense Mattis?

The ex-general is being praised for the letter tendering his resignation to the president. "Because you have the right to have a secretary of defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects," Secretary Mattis wrote, "I believe it is right for me to step down from my position."

Well, if that's such a call to honor, what about Chairman Jerome Powell? The misalignment of views between the president and Secretary Mattis is nothing compared to the differences between Mr. Trump and his Fed chairman. Mr. Mattis's nose was out of joint because of a difference of opinion on our allies. Messrs. Trump and Powell are at odds over the core of the whole economy. ...

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