The state of the Trump economy is not strong

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When President Trump addresses Congress this evening, he will doubtlessly say the state of the economy is strong. Unemployment is the lowest it's been in 17 years. The stock market seems to break a new record every week, and the GDP is growing respectably. But here's what Trump won't say: The economy isn't nearly as strong as it looks, and he deserves almost no credit for what is going well. Let's begin with the good. Yes, unemployment is eye-poppingly low. But it's been falling almost...


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