Ian Guider: No one knows what the US president-elect has up his sleeve

The danger for Ireland is how much of a threat Trump's policies pose to our economic recovery

13th November, 2016
Ireland faces threats from Brexit and Trump

Twenty-five million jobs. Sweeping changes to the US tax code. A stimulus plan requiring hundreds of billions of dollars to be spent on building roads, bridges and other infrastructure. And an aim to lift economic growth to as much as 4 per cent a year to benefit American citizens and their incomes.

These were the pre-election economic goals of Donald Trump to “make America great again”. They were commonly derided as simplistic, and by some commentators...

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