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Trump hits the final sprint with an economy facing withdrawal

21 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump may have tweeted away one of his best chances to prop up a struggling economy, deliver a boost to jittery markets and improve his own standing with wavering voters less than a month from Election Day.
In announcing on Twitter that he was killing ongoing Covid-19 stimulus talks between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Trump stunned investors and reduced the chances of bolstering an economic recovery that is clearly losing momentum in the final stretch of the 2020 race.
It was a puzzling power move even to many of Trump's allies, who...
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