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Title

Experts Rebut Trump Accusation that Fed Is Playing Politics

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-22-2016

Abstract

Is the Federal Reserve playing politics when it comes to its interest rate policy?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says so. In a recent interview with CNBC, Trump said Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was keeping interest rates low to cater to President Obama and claimed Yellen was political.