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US economy at risk of becoming 'banana republic' if Trump goes to jail: Ex-White House economist

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2024
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As America’s macroeconomic story has slowed quite considerably over the past year, one former White House adviser warned about "the big risk" to financial stability.

"I really think if you look at the case in New York, that the judge is being so undemocratic, unconstitutional in his rulings against President Trump, it really looks like there's a conspiracy to put him in jail, to put him behind bars," former White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett said on "Mornings with Maria," Tuesday.

"And if President Trump is in...

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