MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle: ‘It’s about time we get a recession’

MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle: ‘It’s about time we get a recession’
Stephanie Ruhle (Image: MSNBC video screen grab)

[Ed. – Recessions are a ‘normal’ part of the economic cycle.]

MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle said on air Monday that a recession under President Trump would be “okay,” saying “it’s about time” America has one.

“A recession is okay. A recession is a normal part of economic activity. We see them, upturns and downturn. A recession doesn’t mean it’s a crisis. But if you’re a sitting president, you don’t necessarily want a recession on your watch. You want people feeling good,” Ruhle said during MSNBC Live with Hallie Jackson.

“But seeing that we have been in economic expansion for the better part of ten years, it’s about time we get a recession,” she continued.

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Ruhle added that if America faced a recession it would be “normal and it would be okay.”

Many media figures have been talking about the prospect of a recession as Donald Trump is facing re-election in 2020.

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