Potus appears to have have same misunderstanding of reality as did King Canute.
International interests rates are a function of dynamics far beyond that of any single players control.
Its a worrying misunderstanding if indeed genuine, and not just political Blah Blah.
He’s delusional, USD has collapsed versus all the currencies that form the dollar index as it prints new three month lows, this is occurring despite four interest rate rises since early 2017..
The U.S. dollar is toast due to its hegemony as a petro currency being quietly destroyed by Russia, China and Iran, which is why the trumptard is having another temper tantrum and throwing his toys out of the pram.
It’s over, we’re watching an empire collapse and implode like a dying star, sadly the USA will (out of spite) take us all down with it.
As a neutral investor & trader, historically I would suggest that it has been a policy of most of republican administrations to weaken USD. RR (81-89) being the exception.
(R)Richard Nixon (January 1969 to August 1974) : Percentage change in U.S. dollar: -16.23%
(R)Gerald Ford (August 1974 to January 1977) : Percentage change in U.S. dollar: +2.23%
(R)Ronald Reagan (January 1981 to January 1989) : Percentage change in U.S. dollar: +9.79%
(R)George H.W. Bush (January 1989 to January 1993) : Percentage change in U.S. dollar: -8.68%
(R)George W. Bush (January 2001 to January 2009) : Percentage change in U.S. dollar: -29.13%