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The Fed: Here’s Greenspan’s advice for Yellen in wake of Trump attacks

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Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen

The best way for Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen to handle criticism from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is “to grin and bear it,” her predecessor Alan Greenspan said Thursday.

“I have great sympathy for her. I’ve been through that routine periodically for a long time,” Greenspan said in an interview on CNBC.

“You have to grin and bear it. It’s the only thing you can do,” Greenspan said.

The election is a factor for the Fed “but it’s not involved in the decision-making,” Greenspan said.

Fed officials “are aware that there is an election out there.

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