Trump's Distractions From Bad Economic News

President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. AP Photo/Evan Vucci
President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Trump's Distractions From Bad Economic News

Last Friday, the release of low first quarter GDP growth (0.7%) would have led the news, but most media focused on President Trump’s announcements of possible military action against North Korea, NATO and reviving the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

Doug Henwood, editor and publisher of Left Business Observer and hosts the economic and political radio program, Behind the News talks to Worldview about some of President Trump’s current economic policies.