Trump blasts Fed leaders as 'boneheads' over interest rates – live

President said rates should be ‘zero, or less’ as central bank expected to lower them next week

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Joe Biden released a statement in honor of the 9/11 anniversary, saying the event “has become synonymous with America’s iron will to never bend, never break in the face of terror.”

Each 9/11, we remember that resilience and courage live in the hearts of all Americans—especially our brave first responders. 18 years later, we reaffirm that Americans will never bend to terrorism, and we will never forget those we lost.

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More on that Washington Post/ABC News poll: Joe Biden has the largest lead over Trump in a hypothetical match-up, besting the president by 15 points.

Bernie Sanders holds a 9-point lead over Trump, and Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris both have 7-point leads. Pete Buttigieg has a more narrow lead over Trump that falls within the poll’s margin of error.

In the summer of 2015, Hillary Clinton led Trump by *25* points and the rest of the GOP field by 10-15 points. As late as Feb 2004, Kerry led Bush by 12 points. It’s neither smart nor savvy to base your vote on general election polls a year out. Judge electability with your eyes.

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Source: The Guardian
Trump blasts Fed leaders as 'boneheads' over interest rates – live