The Trump economy in seven charts

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US President Donald Trump arrives at the official reception on the opening day to the opening day of the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – During his campaign and first months in office, President Donald Trump set a number of explicit economic goals like boosting annual growth in gross domestic product to 3 percent, and promised to expand manufacturing employment and bring sidelined workers back into the labor force.

How is he faring?

The charts included here (http://tmsnrt.rs/2tpAM41) map where the economy was heading during Barack Obama’s last term, and how it has performed since Trump took office in January, 2017.

(Reporting by Howard Schneider)

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