Obama Trolled Trump With Tweet Taking Credit for 'More Than a Decade of Economic Growth' and Trump Responded in the Most Trump Way
President Donald Trump and those who work for him routinely tout the United States' low unemployment numbers and economic prosperity as evidence that his term as President so far has been a success.
They'll frequently deploy some iteration of the phrase "lowest unemployment ever," while reminders that a consistent downward trend in unemployment began years ago—under former President Barack Obama.
Twitter Has a Field Day Mocking Trump After GOP Senator Addresses 'Whoever Keeps Watch on Donald Trump' in Bizarre Tweet
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) sent a bizarre tweet urging staff at the White House to show President Donald Trump a Wall Street Journal op-ed by Daniel Henninger in an effort to influence the President's trade policy, which is suffering due to Trump's propensity for imposing tariffs and advancing trade wars.
But it wasn't the contents of the article that got people's attention. It was the way Grassley spoke of Trump in the tweet.
President Donald Trump has boasted in the past of his multiple tariffs imposed on solar panels, washing machines, steel, aluminum, and more—referring to himself as a "Tariff Man."
Despite the financial burdens of tariffs falling on American consumers and citizens, he's indicated in the past a belief that tariffs are paid by the country on which they're imposed.
He's since imposed tariffs on billions of Chinese goods for use as bargaining chips in a trade deal that has yet to be finalized.
Conservative Commentator Brutally Fact Checks Trump's Tweet Citing CNBC Headline About the Stock Market Under Trump
The performance of the stock market has been a bragging point for President Donald Trump from the moment he took office in January 2017.
And in a presidency plagued by problems, it remained a bright spot.
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average continued to plummet—down another 623 points as of 5:10pm Friday—President Donald Trump looked to make light of the situation while taking a jab at a former Democratic presidential candidate.
Trump—who spent most of his presidency to date trading on the economic upturn created by President Barack Obama to indicate his own success—took to Twitter Friday afternoon and posted:
A Disturbing New Jobs Report Completely Contradicts Trump's Boasts About the Strength of the Economy
Cryptocurrency Site's Founder Died Without Leaving His Passwords, and Now Customers Can't Access $190 Million of Their Own Money
Cryptocurrencies—or digital forms of alternative currency like Bitcoin—have seen a huge investment spike over the last decade, often to lucrative results.
But there are still huge risks when trading in online money, as investors in Canadian cryptocurrency company QuadrigaCX have learned.