Trump can rail against Powell, but he can’t fire him

Federal Times: Jerome Powell, the man President Donald Trump chose last year to lead the Federal Reserve, may at times think he’s living through a prolonged episode of the “The Apprentice,” the reality TV show in which Trump was famous for declaring, “You’re fired!”

Except he's not.

Trump in recent weeks has repeatedly attacked the Fed — and Powell personally — for the central bank's interest rate increases, which the president has blamed for stock market turmoil and signs of economic weakness.

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