Hillary Clinton frequently warned a recession would be brought on by a Donald Trump presidency, but unemployment has continued to tick down since 2017, the stock market has soared and economic optimism and consumer confidence are up.
David Rutz is senior writer at the Washington Free Beacon. He was previously a sports reporter for two years in Atlanta and has done freelance sports reporting for the Washington Post. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2010 and lives in Marietta, Ga. His Twitter handle is @DavidRutz. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.