Michael C. Davis

Global fellow at the Wilson Center and a senior research scholar at the Weatherhead East Asia Institute at Columbia University

Global fellow at the Wilson Center and a senior research scholar at the Weatherhead East Asia Institute at Columbia University

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President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.

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