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MSNBCs Ruhle: People Feeling Good About Economy Should Concern Democrats

Not solely is the financial system doing properly, however folks’s perceptions in regards to the financial system are additionally constructive. On Thursday’s MSNBC Dwell, host Stephanie Ruhle declared that such constructive financial indicators “ought to concern Democrats wanting forward to November” as a result of voters are giving President Trump credit score for them.

After coming back from a business, Ruhle delved deeper into the outcomes of a Monetary Instances ballot that confirmed 51 % of Individuals “now imagine President Trump’s insurance policies have both strongly or considerably helped the financial system.” Joined by U.S. Managing Editor of the Monetary Instances Peter Spiegel, she requested, “Peter, here’s what’s noteworthy. Final month, simply 44 % believed President Trump’s insurance policies have helped the financial system, and now that’s jumped to 51 %. What modified within the final month?”

 

 

Spiegel attributed the rise to an excellent fourth quarter for the inventory market. He additionally attributed the “really feel good issue” to a increase in wages “notably on the low finish of the financial system.”

Media critics of Trump on the financial system have beforehand said that the Trump financial system was good for the rich, however not for these on the decrease finish of the financial spectrum. Now that there’s proof that these decrease wage people are in actual fact doing higher they’re giving credit score to Democrats as Spiegel demonstrated, “Not all of that’s due to Trump coverage to make sure. A few of it’s as a result of a variety of states which can be frankly run by Democrats are instituting minimal wage will increase. So these, blue collar jobs are seeing will increase for causes apart from Trump.”

Spiegel concluded, “I feel Trump is getting credit score for this amongst voters who in any other case could be extra skeptical, though there’s nonetheless a partisan cut up, so Republicans nonetheless suppose, are extra constructive than Democrats, numbers for Democrats are going up, saying Trump insurance policies are serving to the financial system total.

Here’s a transcript for the January 9 present. Click on “broaden” to learn extra: 

MSNBC

MSNBC Dwell with Stephanie Ruhle

9:43 AM ET

STEPHANIE RUHLE: Nonetheless to come back, a quantity that ought to concern Democrats wanting forward to November, we’re speaking in regards to the financial system. It’s a robust one. A majority of Individuals are saying President Trump’s insurance policies have helped the financial system, however the ballot shouldn’t be precisely a win for the president. Democrats are going to need to discover a lane right here.

RUHLE: The U.S. Financial system which is totally different from the markets is additionally total up. The massive query is about you. Are you higher off than you have been 4 years in the past? Properly, for the primary time in a Monetary Instances ballot, a majority of Individuals, 51% now imagine President Trump’s insurance policies have both strongly or considerably helped the financial system. Right here to dive into these numbers is Peter Spiegel the, U.S. Managing Editor of the Monetary Instances. Peter, here’s what’s noteworthy. Final month, simply 44% believed President Trump’s insurance policies have helped the financial system, and now that’s jumped to 51%. What modified within the final month? 

PETER SPIEGEL: Properly, we had an excellent fourth quarter of the inventory market as you stated. That’s not the actual financial system, granted, however it does have a trickledown impact on lots of people, so there’s a really feel good issue, however I feel the opposite factor that is starting to occur is the tight labor market, have begun to see rise in wages, notably on the low finish of the financial system. So these poorest off, the bottom staff are seeing actual wage will increase. Not all of that’s due to Trump coverage to make sure. A few of it’s as a result of a variety of states which can be frankly run by Democrats are instituting minimal wage will increase. So these, blue collar jobs are seeing will increase for causes apart from Trump. I feel Trump is getting credit score for this amongst voters who in any other case could be extra skeptical, though there’s nonetheless a partisan cut up, so Republicans nonetheless suppose, are extra constructive than Democrats, numbers for Democrats are going up, saying Trump insurance policies are serving to the financial system total.

 

 

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