WASHINGTON, April 12 President Donald Trump said
on Wednesday that the dollar was "getting too strong" and would
eventually hurt the U.S. economy, even as he said he would like
to see interest rates stay low, the Wall Street Journal
In an interview, Trump also said he would not label China a
currency manipulator in a U.S. Treasury report due later this
week, the Journal said. He also said he respected Federal
Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, saying she was "not toast" when her
current term ends in 2018.
"I think our dollar is getting too strong, and partially
that's my fault because people have confidence in me. But that’s
hurting - that will hurt ultimately," he said.
(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Eric Beech)