close Video White House slaps down recession talk as 2020 Democrats sound alarm on economy President Trump and the White House accuse Democrats of trying to 'will' the economy downward as an election tactic. here.**On the roster: Can Trump have a boom without a bust? - Candidates pressed on reparations in New Hampshire - Trump walking back from background checks? - Manchin back and forth on leaving Senate - When you gotta catch ‘em allCAN TRUMP HAVE A BOOM WITHOUT A BUST?2008 op-ed on the auto-industry meltdown, the sentiment behind “let Detroit go bankrupt” was very much part of the free-market conservative playbook.Barack Obama’s management of the economy. Obama touted quarter after quarter of job growth and economic expansion, while conservatives complained that was that he was too worried about a potential recession.new normal” where relatively high unemployment and relatively low growth – say 2 percent annual … [Read more...] about Can Trump have a boom without a bust?