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

Aug 6, 2018
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?  Click the audio player above to hear […]

President Trump threatens shutdown as Congress works towards a deal

Jul 31, 2018
In tweets and in statements to the press, Trump says he’s willing to force a government shutdown over funding for a border wall. But Congress is actually making better progress than usual.
President Donald Trump.
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