Trump Says Dollar ‘Getting Too Strong,’ Won’t Label China a Currency Manipulator

The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. dollar “is getting too strong” and he would prefer the Federal Reserve keep interest rates low.

Mr. Trump, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, also said his administration won’t label China a currency manipulator in a report due this week.

He left open the possibility…

Originally published at on April 12, 2017. By Gerard Baker, Carol E. Lee and Michael C. Bender.

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