” He called out those in the press, including NBC, that were “sowing panic” about the possibility of a future recession.
“This morning, nerves are frayed on Wall Street in the wake of the Dow’s worst day of the year, a loss of 800 points. The markets shaken by fears of worldwide economic trouble,” co-host Craig Melvin warned as he introduced a report hyping a possible downturn. Correspondent Peter Alexander sneered: “This morning, President Trump is arguing that the economy remains strong despite new concerns that it is actual weakening and a loud signal that a recession could be on the horizon.”
The reporter eagerly pushed more alarmist rhetoric: