"The Fed is being totally controlled politically," exclaimed Donald Trump. Interest rates will remain low until January 1st, Trump went on, "because Obama wants to go out with no stock market disruptions." The stock market "will remain at artificially high levels," until the end of the year.
"If it was a choice between the right decision and a political decision... The Fed would choose the political decision"
"The Fed has become very political... beyond anything I would have thought possible..."