President Trump has touted the economy during his administration. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) The U.S. economy slowed in the spring, falling to a level that most economists consider healthy but that President Trump has often declared inadequate. The economy grew at a 2.1 percent annual rate in the second quarter, a downgrade from the first quarter’s surprisingly strong 3.1 percent pace and setting the stage for what could be a more tepid pace of growth the rest of the year. The middling results could pose a problem for Trump, who promised the economy could grow at 3 percent — or higher — every year during his tenure and is making the economy a centerpiece of his reelection campaign. Still, Trump described Friday’s report as “not bad” and predicted that the economy is “set to zoom.” But many economists say the nation appears to be settling back into a level […]