"To announce. That in the second quarter of this year The. United States economy grew at the amazing rate of four point one for set We're on track to hit the highest annual average growth rate in over thirteen years And I will say this right, now and I'll say it strongly as the trade deals, come in one by one. We're going to go a lot higher than these numbers, and these are great numbers they're driven, by consumer spending. Their tax cuts, at exporters rushing to get ahead of retaliatory tariffs but PNC economists gusts bocce explains Just a. Good solid report we won't see four percent growth in in the second half of this year but we should see three percent growth and that's a good number and it means that the US economy will continue to improve through the rest of two thousand eighteen CBS news special report and Allison keys. Also in the financial. Sector Twitter stock is plunging in early trading topping up a terrible week for social media shares slid, fourteen percent after Twitter reported weak growth. In new users, that, follows Thursday's nineteen percent drop in shares of Facebook of the biggest one day plummet ever wiping out one hundred nineteen billion dollars in market value. President Trump is denying he knew in advance about at Trump Tower meeting in June two thousand sixteen. Between a Russian lawyer his eldest son and aids on Twitter Mr. Trump says no he did not know of the, meeting with my son Don Jr. the Trump campaign was, told the lawyer had hurt. On Hillary Clinton CNN reports the president's former lawyer claims, Mr. Trump knew in advance about the, meeting and was. Willing to share That. Information with special counsel. Robert Muller attorney general Josh Shapiro has sent a letter to pope Francis asking him to tell Catholic, church leaders to allow the release of. A grand jury, report, on clergy sexual abuse in the letter Shapiro claims at least two leaders of the Catholic church in Pennsylvania are behind efforts to silence the victims. Attorneys representing people tried to stop the report's release call Shapiro's letter a thinly veiled accusation without proof On Wall. Street, Hefferin Tillerson says the Dow is ahead nineteen points in early trading at twenty five, thousand five forty six well the NASDAQ is down nineteen points at seventy eight thirty three in sports the pirates and Mets will play the second."