In other news, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan says stimulus from the GOP's tax cuts is falling off and he expects the economy will only grow by 2 percent this year. Remember when Trump and the GOP said their tax cuts would deliver permanent 4 percent growth?
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May is vowing to "deliver [Brexit] on time." So, that's great? I mean, that's like vowing to deliver a recession on time. Wouldn't want to be late for that, right?
Finally, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) has recalled the National Guard troops deployed to the border by former Governor Susana Martinez (R).
Most of the 118 National Guard troops deployed in the state will be withdrawn, Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, said in a statement late Tuesday. She called Trump’s frequent declarations of an immigration crisis at the border a “charade.” [...]
“We will support our neighbors where the need for assistance is great, and we will offer a helping hand when we can to those vulnerable people who arrive at our border, but New Mexico will not take part in the president’s charade of border fear-mongering by misusing our diligent National Guard troops,” her statement said.
Programming note... I'm signing off a little early today because I feel like hell. I may or may not be online tomorrow, depending on how I feel in the morning. If not, have a good weekend.