Donald Trump’s administration is currently trying to figure out the best way to prevent the looming recession, but rather than doing something smart like ending his trade war or raising the minimum wage, the administration is actually thinking about cutting taxes. At this point, this is the only thing Republicans know how to do, and it is going to send our economy spiraling downward even faster. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced