Numbers don’t back up Trump on tariffs paying down debt

Tracey Samuelson Aug 6, 2018
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Numbers don’t back up Trump on tariffs paying down debt

Tracey Samuelson Aug 6, 2018
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President Donald Trump tweeted about the economy this weekend and made this claim: “Because of tariffs we will be able to start paying down large amounts of the $21 Trillion in debt.” He’s right about the size of the debt, but the power of tariffs to reduce it? 

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