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In its proposed fiscal 2018 budget, the Trump administration projects that the nation's economic growth rate will rise to 3 percent in 2021.
"It's not going to go anywhere," the former senator tells CNBC.
The Congressional Budget Office currently estimates growth at about 1.9 percent.
US stock futures pointed to a higher open as the White House releases its budget proposal.
"He had a difficult situation. He was told to develop an autonomous car. He's told to be a worldwide guy," Jim Cramer says.
Now is the time for investors to employ a new strategy to make money, Mark Grant tells CNBC.
"Every new president comes in with the Saudis with high expectations," Robert Jordan tells CNBC.
"Look, if there's nothing there, then he has absolute nothing to worry about," Chris Swecker tells CNBC.
Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "orchestrated, arranged and agreed to all of this," Princeton University's Bernard Haykel tells CNBC.
"I think housing is going to do well. I think industrial construction is going to do OK, independent" of Trump's plan, Gabelli says.