On Monday, Trump, the Republican Presidential candidate said that the Federal Reserve has created a “false economy” and that interest rates should change.
On Tuesday Clinton, Democratic presidential candidate criticized Trump, Republican rival for commenting about Federal Reserve policies, which she said should be out of bounds for US presidents and presidential candidates.
Clinton told reported on her campaign, “You should not be commenting on impatient actions when you are either running for president or you are president,” she added, “Words have consequences. Words move markets. Words can be misinterpreted.”
Trump, previously accused the US central bank for keeping low interest rates to help Democratic President Barack Obama, said on Monday that the Fed has created a “false economy” and that interest rates should change.
Trump responded to a reporter on ask for a potential rate hike by the Federal Reserve in September, said “They’re keeping the rates down so that everything else doesn’t go down,” added “We have a very false economy.”
Clinton criticized the New York real estate magnate for the comments.
She said, “He should not be trying to talk up or talk down the economy, and he should not be adding the Fed to his long list of institutions and individuals that he is maligning and otherwise attacking,”
A former US senator from New York and secretary of state also said that Clinton’s involvement in the Clinton Foundation charity will be decided after the Nov. 8 election.
She told earlier to ABC News that her husband, Bill Clinton, former President should not have to step down from his position at the Clinton Foundation before election.
Clinton said in the ABC interview, “I don’t think there are conflicts of interest,” added “I know that that’s what has been suspected and never proven. But nevertheless, I take it seriously.”
While secretary of state her use of a private emails server and questions about improper influence involving donors to the Clinton Foundation have been prickly topics for Clinton as the presidential campaign headed into its final months.