President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's monetary policy again.
"The United States should not be penalized because we are doing so well. Tightening now hurts all that we have done. The U.S. should be allowed to recapture what was lost due to illegal currency manipulation and BAD Trade Deals. Debt coming due & we are raising rates - Really?" Trump said Friday on social media.
Trump's latest comments come a day after his initial critical remarks about the Fed were revealed Thursday on CNBC. In a stinging and historically rare rebuke, Trump expressed frustration with Fed policy in the exclusive interview.
“I’m not thrilled,” he told CNBC's Joe Kernen in the interview that aired in full Friday. “Because we go up and every time you go up they want to raise rates again. I don't really — I am not happy about it. But at the same time I’m letting them do what they feel is best.”