Elections

Elections

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

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Western Washington University students chant 'not my president' during march in downtown Bellingham

Western Washington University students march south on East Chestnut Street onto State Street in Bellingham Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, protesting the election of Donald Trump as President.
Philip A. Dwyer pdywer@bhamherald.com
Western Washington University students chant 'not my president' during march in downtown Bellingham 0:39

Western Washington University students chant 'not my president' during march in downtown Bellingham

Trump, Obama meet for first time at White House 3:07

Trump, Obama meet for first time at White House

Obama: We're all on the same team 9:06

Obama: We're all on the same team

Trump vows to be a president for all Americans 3:00

Trump vows to be a president for all Americans