Trump Today: Trump Today: President leans on Fed anew and mulls census executive order

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President Donald Trump speaks to the media prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Friday. Trump is heading to his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., to spend the weekend.

President Donald Trump on Friday applied fresh pressure on the Federal Reserve over interest-rate policy, and told reporters he was considering an executive order over a citizenship question on the 2020 census.


With chances of an interest-rate cut reduced after the better-than-expected June jobs report, Trump repeated a call for the Fed to lower rates and said it would further boost the economy.

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