The reference to “50 B’s” appears to be the $50 billion or so in bonds on the Fed’s balance sheet that the central bank allows to mature every month. It bought up trillions in assets as part of the “quantitative easing” emergency stimulus programs launched after the global financial crisis. So-called “quantitative tightening” is the process of allowing the flood of money the Fed pumped into the economy to slowly recede as conditions improve.

Back in 2011, Trump wasn’t such a fan of low interest rates and easy money:

That’s more like it.

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