Federal Reserve data show that Americans are borrowing more to maintain their living standards. Republican Party supporter Georgia Touloumes, 86, of Venetia, Pa., as results are announced showing a building lead for candidate Donald Trump. Photo: AP
Peter Guy
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The View by Peter Guy

Donald Trump’s next challenge is rebuilding a superpower in decline

America’s new president comes to the White House amid civil division, faltering hope among the middle class and a dollar standard that has peaked

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Federal Reserve data show that Americans are borrowing more to maintain their living standards. Republican Party supporter Georgia Touloumes, 86, of Venetia, Pa., as results are announced showing a building lead for candidate Donald Trump. Photo: AP
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