|2016.08.05||Trump names 13 Wall Street and Real Estate Titans as Economic Advisers. npr.org (See also 2016 Campaign, Trade)|
Fails to name any actual economists.
|2016.12.07||Trump chooses World Wrestling Entertainment co-founder Linda McMahon to head Small Business Administration reuters.com (See also Linda McMahon)|
|2017.01.19||Reports show U.S. economy gaining strength on the eve of the Trump presidency. reuters.com|
|2017.01.26||Trump proposes a 20% tax on Mexican Imports to pay for a border wall, and supports imposing a 20% tax on all imports. nytimes.com (See also Mexico, Mexico Wall)|
|2017.02.03||Expressing concern that his friends have trouble borrowing money, Trump issues a memorandum to cut back Dodd-Frank banking regulations. theatlantic.com (See also First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.10||Financial regulation leader Daniel K. Tarullo resigns from Federal Reserve's Board of Governors before his term expires, leaving three seats for Trump to fill. nytimes.com|
|2017.02.19||Statisticians worry that Trump will doctor the economic data coming from the administration itself. bloomberg.com (See also Assaults on Facts, First 100 Days)|
|2017.03.06||Trump plagiarizes from Exxon press release to claim credit for 2013 jobs investment. politicususa.com (See also Plagiarism, Assaults on Facts, First 100 Days)|
|2017.09.27||Despite what Donald Trump says publicly, the tax plan that his administration outlined is a potentially huge windfall for the wealthiest Americans - including Trump and his cabinet - would not directly benefit the bottom third of the population, and provide mixed to modest results for the middle class. nytimes.com (See also False Statements, Trump Taxes, Trump Cabinet)|
|2017.11.06||Nearly half of all middle-class families would pay more in taxes in 2026 than they would under current rules if the proposed House tax bill became law, and about 33% would pay more in 2018, a striking finding for a bill promoted by Donald Trump and congressional Republicans as a middle-class tax cut. nytimes.com (See also False Statements, Department of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin)|
Millions of middle-class families — particularly those with children — would see an immediate tax increase, averaging about $2,000.
|2017.11.15||An awkward — but extremely telling — moment arose at a Wall Street Journal “CEO Council” event that featured the Trump administration’s top economic policy hand, Gary Cohn, as a key speaker, as few in the audience seemed enthusiastic about the Republican tax reform bill. vox.com (See also Department of the Treasury)|