Washington (AFP) – US Federal Reserve Mayor Jerome Powell, who has met bitter criticism from Donald Trump, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that the president cannot burn him.
"The law is clear that I have Powell told the" 60 minutes "of the CBS television.
Powell refused to criticize Trump or discuss private conversations with him and said that it would not be appropriate for He to do so.  "I'm not trying to comment on the president. I just don't think it's appropriate for me to comment on the president or sincerely any other elected official, "Powell said.
" If I do, I think it's a disturbance from the important job we have. "
Last year, Trump wiped out worriedly and very publicly the" wrong "rate hike of the counterfeit, which violates the traditional reserve of presidents against the world's most powerful central bank.
This year, I expect growth to continue to be positive and continue to be in a good pace, he said.
Powell pointed out concerns about cybercrime , and call it "the main focus of major risks."  "Cyber risk is an ever-evolving risk. We spend a lot of time and resources to protect the Fed, but also to protect financial institutions and financial markets. And private companies do the same, "he added.