Employment and Income continue on a steady uptrend. Sales has some sporadic monthly declines. Industrial production is in a shallow recession.
Sure, along with the Big 6 and excise tax receipts, there is a slow down. It isn't much but as I say, you need a slowdown before more of a slowdown.
Don't count out the Fed from more QE or even helicopter money. A recession is not going to be allowed unless there is a Republican president.