The Economic Report of the President 2018

The Week Ahead

December 11, 2017

In lieu of our usual seasonal song parody, we thought it important to release this advance excerpt from the annual White House outlook.

Great numbers on stocks and the economy. Highest stock market EVER. Great numbers. Best ever. You can look it up. Someone told me our economy grew at 5% last year. I dunno. Someone told me that.

We’ve got a giant, beautiful, massive tax cut coming that is going to give us even better news. OK, these guys at CNN, or is it CIBC, are saying that we’ll grow at 2.3% in 2018. Fake news. Fake news. But these CIBC people tell me that we’re going to see unemployment drop below 4% by the end of 2018. Hillary would have never done that. Believe me. And there’s no problem with inflation in 2018, no problem. Two percent or so.

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