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Fact-checking Trump’s latest tweet on the economy

Apr 26, 2017
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Fact-checking Trump’s latest tweet on the economy

Apr 26, 2017
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Key to President Trump’s tax plans announced today is accelerated economic growth. That’s probably one reason the president took to Twitter this morning to complain about modest growth in 2016. He said trade deficits were to blame. “Trade deficits hurt the economy very badly” he wrote. But economists say that’s not really right.

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