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  1. Trump can still run his businesses from the Whitehouse. Conflicts of interest?

The Trump economy[edit | edit source]

Median income under Trump:

  1. 2016 median income: 61779 (Trump takes office)
  2. 2018 median income: 63179
  3. Difference: +1400

Now median income under Obama:

  1. 2008 median income: 58811
  2. 2012: 55900
  3. Difference: -2911

Source: Click here to see interactive graph: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MEHOINUSA672N/

This table A-2 listed on https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2019/demo/income-poverty/p60-266.html says the same thing: https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/demo/tables/p60/266/tableA2.xls

And now from: https://www.thebalance.com/us-gdp-by-year-3305543.

Yearly GDP growth for Obama from the table above:

Year Annual GDP growth under Obama
2008 -0.1%
2009 -2.5%
2010 2.6%
2011 1.6%
2012 2.2%
2013 1.8%
2014 2.5%
2015 2.9%

Avg for Obama: 1.375% (Did printing all that money help this number? Who knows.)

Year Annual GDP growth under Trump
2016 1.6%
2017 2.4%
2018 2.9%

Avg for Trump: 2.3%

Trumps yearly GDP average rate is nearly twice that of Obama's.