Clinton Slams Trump For "Commenting On Fed Actions", Just Like Obama Did In April

Tyler Durden's picture

Desperate to change the narrative from her coughing fit, Hillary Clinton has come out swinging at Trump's comments about how The Fed's low interest rates have created an "artificially strong stock market," exclaiming that presidents and candidates should not comment on Fed actions, showing he should not be president. That's a little awkward given President Obama's meeting with, and comments on, The Fed in April... but hey, when did hypocrisy ever lose an election?

Trump, who has previously accused the Federal Reserve of keeping interest rates low to help President Barack Obama, said on Monday that the U.S. central bank has created a "false economy" and that interest rates should change.


"They're keeping the rates down so that everything else doesn't go down," Trump said in response to a reporter's request to address a potential rate hike by the Federal Reserve in September. "We have a very false economy," he said.


"At some point the rates are going to have to change," Trump, who was campaigning in Ohio on Monday, added. "The only thing that is strong is the artificial stock market," he said.

Nope, no 'false'-ness here at all..


And so, desperate to change the narratuve from her health, Hillary Clinton exclaimed... (via CNBC)

presidents and presidential candidates should not comment on Federal Reserve actions.


She said that GOP nominee Donald Trump's comments show he should not be president.

But her rush to make comments reflect very poorly on President Obama... (here are his comments from April 2016)...

President Barack Obama met with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday to discuss the U.S. economy amid signs that growth may be slowing as consumers retreat from spending.



Ahead of the afternoon meeting, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest described Obama as "pleased" with Yellen, who he appointed to lead the Fed in 2014.


Asked if Obama has been happy with Yellen’s work since appointing her in 2014, Earnest called it "an interesting question" and said "the president has been pleased with the way she has fulfilled what is a critically important job."


Obama and Yellen "discussed both the near and long-term growth outlook, the state of the labor market, inequality, and potential risks to the economy, both in the United States and globally," the White House said in a statement after the meeting. They also discussed Obama administration efforts to strengthen the government’s regulation of Wall Street, the statement said.

So, it appears that 1) Trump was right about the artifice of our 'economy' (consider today's reality-awakening crash in ISM Services to 6 year lows and plunge in The Fed's labor market indications), 2) Trump is right about the artifice of the stock market, and 3) Trump's comments on The Fed's actions are simply the other side of the interventionist dream that President Obama remarked upon on April.

It appears it is only ok to comment on fed action if the comment is cognitively dissonant and confirming of the mainstream narrative.

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Boris Alatovkrap's picture

#CorruptHillary is only come to defense of her benefactor, let her be!

froze25's picture

Of Course she said that, Hillary's masters (the banksters) need their high priest (the FED) to remain to be all knowing for the scam to work. Trump 2016

BaBaBouy's picture

White Hairs Can Cause Massive Caughing Fits ~~~

FGH's picture

Once again: Trump leads and Hillabilly forced to follow (while coughing). 


Arnold's picture


Reposted for a net, net energy savings of energy.

10 to 11 hour Tuesday morning.




In a just concluded, on air interview with the local Party Chairman, Biden's visit to the area was discussed.


The story was that a woman with a Trump tee shirt came forward and she and Biden exchanged sob stories.


She: I'm sorry, I just cannot support Hillary.

Biden: We have much in common.


Gaius Frakkin' Baltar's picture

How is this a distraction?

Most of her groveling worshipers don't even know the federal reserve exists, much less what it does.

Chupacabra-322's picture

You're going to love the following:

"ambulance is a part of Hillary’s motorcade, which underscores the candidate’s major health issues.

In a video by Infowars correspondent Millie Weaver, an ambulance is seen following behind Hillary’s campaign bus with its lights on, indicating it’s part of Hillary’s motorcade as she visited Cleveland, Ohio on Labor Day weekend."

Skip to 6:43

Osmium's picture

I didn't skip to 6:43, I was watching Millie.

Arnold's picture

Millie!... Millie!... Millie!...

Chupacabra-322's picture

Absolutely! Nothing more sexy than a Natural Beauty with brains to boot. Plus those breats are all Natural Non GMO.

Perimetr's picture
Robitussin Maximum Strength!!!!

Handful of Dust's picture

Bob Dole made plenty adveritising Viagra....Hillary can make a bundle for Robitussin; that is if she can stop coughing long enough for the commercial.

zeronetwork's picture

She is not angry,she is frustrated.

The Navigator's picture

Did she say it or did she cough it or bark it.

FGH's picture

DRANO Maximum Strength!!!

Bunga Bunga's picture

Extra $100,000 per speech, if she says that sentence.

SomethingSomethingDarkSide's picture

The fact that even 2% of the population may in effect Google what Trump is talking about will have huge implications

KnuckleDragger-X's picture

She has already promised a massive middle class tax increase. That'll teach those evil super rich she's serious. Meanwhile, she's undoubtedly exchanging cooking recipes with Saint Yellen.....

Handful of Dust's picture

She makes no bones about it---as you say she promises a huge middle class tax increase to subsidize esp three groups:

1) her Wall Street backers;

2) the FSA with more welfare and entitlements; and,

3) the MIC, one of her favorite groups.


She has met with Sharpton to discuss how "reparations" and met with many Hispnic groups how to increase illegal aliens. I won't get into her promise to increase Obama's rapefugee imports by 500%.

GreatUncle's picture

Ha,ha banksters,FED, and Clinton for the scam to work.

They overlooked the fact they need a FIAT currency people think is valuable to make it all work.


Crash Overide's picture

Don't even get me started on that bitch... She is completely irrelevant.

balz's picture

Won't she just shut up and get back to her nap...

blown income's picture

We know what's going to happen..


The game will crash..



Neochrome's picture

You can practically see her strings being pulled by her Wall Street puppet masters...

King Tut's picture
King Tut (not verified) Sep 6, 2016 12:44 PM

Trump should tread lightly- JFK didn't fare well after getting on the Fed's bad side

froze25's picture

You are 100% right on that.

pods's picture

JFK was not whacked for messing with the Fed. We have gone over that myth a billion times.

(this is penned by G. Edward Griffin, who wrote TCFJI)


King Tut's picture
King Tut (not verified) pods Sep 6, 2016 12:57 PM

I don't think we'll ever know but it sure as hell wasn't what we were told in the Warren Report

pods's picture

He was probably whacked by the CIA, but we may never know.

I do accept that he was not whacked for EO 11110.  Spent more time researching that one than I should have. EO language sucks. The Griffin essay (as well as some others like McAdams) distill it quite well.


pods's picture

Keeping the US economy from imploding:  A bazillion bucks and counting.

Getting caught looking at Grannie's ass on camera: Priceless.

HughBriss's picture

And here I thought I was the only one who noticed.  Silly me!  ;)




vegas's picture

Dear Cankles, Go back to coughing and being the lying hypocrite everybody with one functioning brain cell knows. Put your Captain Kangaroo Mao jacket on and go raise some money in the Hamptons and STFU about things you know nothing about. When it comes to bribery & corruption, if I need a primer, I'll call you since that's the only thing you are an expert.

Stan Smith's picture

So while he's doing things that would deem him presidential (albeit in convoluted and crass manor at times), Hillary is running around the Hamptons, Manhattan, Silicon Valley with her hand out for 'donations' to the Clinton Foundation to buy and pedal influence. Oye.

Trumps comments were spot on, except for the remark about Obama. As discussed in a thread yesterday, the Government Leviathan is whats being protected, moreso than Obama. He goes to Mexico, raises McCain in Arizona with his fence ideas -- bad or good its more effort than has happened there since ive been alive -- and she goes on a coughing fit in an airplane with the end result being "Nothing to see here, move along."

It's staggering to see how much damage the "Everything is Awesome" crowd is bringing to the game.


CunnyFunt's picture

Yes, it's fine to trot around the globe killing innocent people, but under no circumstances is it proper to comment on the central bank.


Says it all.

koan's picture

presidents and candidates should not comment on Fed actions, showing he should not be president.


Then who should comment on it? The little old cat lady running the biggest Ponzi scheme in the World?

I don't know about you folks but she saounds weak, even desperate.

Citizen_x's picture


TPTB are either dumb and dumber or desperate.


Every time they shout "Trump shouldn't say that"

They send more "on the fence" voters to Trump's

presidential campaign;  As a protest vote to DC. 


So stupid....

BigCumulusClouds's picture

Just goes to show that HIllary thinks there's nothing wrong with the Federal Reserve System.  She thinks it is next to God.

45North1's picture

In a utopian world for any wall street shill or banker, no one would be able to talk about the banking system.

A banking system un-examined is a pretty poor reflection on its users (er captives?).


"Dribbles" is just rooting for her home team.

Theta_Burn's picture

More importantly, was anyones face coughed in?

Were all in attendance subjected to repeated amplified coughs?

Is there a single American anywhere whos now "with her" because of this statement?


Sick, damaged fucking goods

AR15AU's picture

out of all the things Trump says, it is this she latches on to?


sure shows who is whispering in her ear, doesn't it?

Stan Smith's picture

Apparently ANY questions from ANYONE is unacceptable to Hill the Schill.


AR15AU's picture

looking for a 2pm trump gold reco to extendi this bounce... or maybe hillary could just endorse the dollar some more.

Consuelo's picture



"White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest described Obama as "pleased" with Yellen, who he appointed to lead the Fed in 2014."


Oh fucking gag me will ya...


Like he had anything to do with it, save for the PR portion of the program...    It is 'they' who are the ones 'pleased' or not pleased with their 'selection'...

Apocalicious's picture

Hypocrisy doesn't lose elections. Hypocrisy wins elections! We all know that...

AllTimeWhys's picture

Are you sure you can recall what the Fed is, Hillary?

BritBob's picture

She needs to brush up on her foreign policy actions if she is to become president and not rely on rhetoric and fairy tales:


Secretary Clinton on Falklands during press conference with Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Buenos Aires 2010 : 'As to the first point, we want very much to encourage both countries to sit down. Now, we cannot make either one do so, but we think it is the right way to proceed. So we will be saying this publicly, as I have been, and we will continue to encourage exactly the kind of discussion across the table that needs to take place .'

Now if she'd been well-briefed or done some independent research (she must employ staff to help her out) Hillary wouldn't have fallen for that usurpation (seriously half the world was usurped in the 19th century) and those numerous resolutions that are just proposals from the UN Decolonisation Committee, a committee made up of member states like Russia, China, Cuba, Venezuela, Iran and Syria. Hm. Should have done better...

GeezerGeek's picture

She is so used to fabricating stuff that she would never have thought to actually research the facts, be they about the Falklands or anything else. Since her ilk are always charging their opponents with the malfeasance they themselves manifest, it is easy to mock her. There should be campaign ads showing this.

Here in Broward County, FL, I have seen one of her ads about 20 times. (Too much money? Nothing else to say?) Always the same one, it starts by saying "In times of crisis America needs steady leadership" or something to that effect. Then it shows Trump being Trump (as if that's something bad). Trump should revise that ad to segue into Hillary coughing and then reciting that line Benghazi being caused by some video, plus a few others of similar inanity. End it with the question "Is this what she calls steady leadership?"