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Trump and Fed's Powell meet over dinner at White House on the US economy

Feb 04, 2019 - CNN

President Donald Trump met with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Monday evening for an informal dinner at the White House residence to discuss the health of the US economy, according to a statement from Federal Reserve.

The dinner, which had not been on the President's public schedule, comes weeks after White House aides floated the idea of inviting the former investment banker to sit with Trump in person to allay his concerns about a string of rate hikes.

Historically, Federal...