Yellen says threats to democracy risk U.S. economic growth

TREASURY SECRETARY Janet Yellen testifies during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing in Washington. Yellen said that a fractured democracy can have destructive effects on the economy. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHTO / MARIAM ZUHAIB

WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is arguing that a fractured democracy can have destructive effects on the economy – an indirect jab at Donald Trump.  Yellen, in an address prepared for delivery Friday in Arizona, uses economic data to paint a picture of how disregard for America’s democratic processes and institutions can cause

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