Special envoy to Davos
In the corridors of the Davos Congress Center, some participants were waiting for the American president on major planetary issues. Two years after his first participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) as head of state, Donald Trump has returned more conquering than ever.
Faced with a thousand spectators, including hundreds of big bosses and several heads of government, the tenant of the White House drew up a more than flattering assessment of his economic policy with a litany of figures. It must be said that with 3.5% unemployment, 7.5 million job creations in three years and the New York Stock Exchange up 50% since his election, the former real estate tycoon can s ‘press statistics’records “, ‘Historic’, as he likes to call them.
For him, no doubt, the American dynamism drives the middle classes and the most disadvantaged. What the figures on the widening of inequalities contradict,