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Senator Perdue’s Early Conversation With President Trump on the US Economy

In a conversation with Erick Erickson at The Resurgent Gathering, Senator David Perdue chronicled a conversation he had with President Trump, only two weeks after Trump took office. The focus was simple. What are our economic priorities? Here’s what he said:

I was in the White House two weeks after President Trump was inaugurated. His mission there was to talk about what our agenda would be in the first two years. He said our first job is to grow the economy.

We agreed that we would work on regulation, energy, taxes, Dodd-Frank and we knocked all of those out of the park. And because of that, consumer confidence went up, CEO confidence went up and capital formation really took off after a decade

Here’s the rest of his conversation with Erick Erickson:

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