US President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address inside the House Chamber in Washington on January 30 as Vice-President Mike Pence (left) and House Speaker Paul Ryan applaud. Photo: AFP

Trump makes the Democrats grimace, but maybe the Republicans shouldn’t smirk

Niall Ferguson says jobs and wages numbers gave Trump and the Republicans good reason to smile at Democratic discontent during the State of the Union address, but the economic fortunes boosting the Trump team may be soon to run out

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US President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address inside the House Chamber in Washington on January 30 as Vice-President Mike Pence (left) and House Speaker Paul Ryan applaud. Photo: AFP
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