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.

Recession fears, immigration rules and ‘electability’

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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