Trump boasts non-stop about how great the economy is doing. And yet:
Trump is justifying ordering the cut on the grounds that the country is in the midst of a “national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare,” which the White House says authorizes the president to “implement alternative plans for pay adjustments.” So which is it? The best economy in the history of economies or a national economic emergency? Either way, somebody’s lying.
He's decided to punish all Federal employees, maybe assuming none of them were going to vote for him. Well, now they won't!