The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, amid talk from news outlets and Democrats that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection. Senior adviser Kellyanne Conway declared to reporters on Monday, "The fact is, the fundamentals of our economy are very strong." Kem Simonson, survey Analyst at NABE told the Associated Press, he doesn’t think we are close to a recession, but things may be slowing down.