Commerce Secretary Ross says 3 percent GDP growth not achievable this year

May 9, 2017 By David Lawder and Jennifer Ablan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy won’t achieve the Trump administration’s 3 percent growth goal this year and not until all of its tax, regulatory, trade and energy policies are fully in place, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday. The GDP target “is certainly not achievable this year,” Ross told Reuters in an interview. “The Congress has been slow-walking everything. We don’t even have half the people in place.” But Ross said it ultimately could be achieved in the year…

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