President Trump is expected to focus on the economy to boost his case for reelection. Unemployment is at record lows and the stock market is at record highs. But many Americans aren’t feeling financially well off. They’re dealing with high costs of health insurance, housing, and childcare. There’s also a spike in homelessness.
Trump brags about the economy. Many Americans aren’t feeling it
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Why does the economy feel so bad when it sounds so good?
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