Jeff Kearns and Emma Kinery

Government, Business

Zero Growth This Quarter Possible With Shutdown, White House Says

Zero Growth Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett said that if the partial government shutdown extends through March, there’s a chance of zero economic expansion this quarter, though “humongous” growth would follow once federal agencies reopen.

Jeff Kearns and Emma Kinery | Bloomberg News
January 23, 2019