White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday predicted that a combination of domestic and international economic factors would drive a strong U.S. economy through 2020.
NEW: "What I can tell you with certainty is that we're going to have a strong economy through 2020 and beyond," White House trade adviser Peter Navarro tells @martharaddatz when asked about indicators that the U.S. could be headed for a recession https://t.co/6zUkFeHGFY pic.twitter.com/ARerN8deW2— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) August 18, 2019
Navarro reiterated his claims on CBS's "Face the Nation," saying, “What I’m seeing when I look at all the macro tea leaves is a very strong Trump economy.”
Echoing President TrumpDonald TrumpTexas announces election audit in four counties after Trump demand Schumer sets Monday showdown on debt ceiling-government funding bill Pennsylvania AG sues to block GOP subpoenas in election probe MORE’s claims, Navarro blamed any economic turmoil on the Federal Reserve “rais[ing] rates far too fast.”
--Zack Budryk contributed to this report, which was updated at 11:05 a.m.