TV News LIES

Tuesday, Dec 11th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Economy Trump on Coming Debt Crisis: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When It Blows Up

Trump on Coming Debt Crisis: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When It Blows Up

E-mail Print PDF
Trump says he won't be prez when economy crashes

Since the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s aides and advisers have tried to convince him of the importance of tackling the national debt.

Sources close to the president say he has repeatedly shrugged it off, implying that he doesn’t have to worry about the money owed to America’s creditors—currently about $21 trillion—because he won’t be around to shoulder the blame when it becomes even more untenable.

The friction came to a head in early 2017 when senior officials offered Trump charts and graphics laying out the numbers and showing a “hockey stick” spike in the national debt in the not-too-distant future. In response, Trump noted that the data suggested the debt would reach a critical mass only after his possible second term in office.

“Yeah, but I won’t be here,” the president bluntly said, according to a source who was in the room when Trump made this comment during discussions on the debt.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Dow Jones drop adds to losses, weekly gloom for stock investors

Stocks falll again Stocks continued their brutal stretch of big price swings and steep declines Friday, capping a painful...

The national debt and the federal deficit are skyrocketing. How it affects you

US debt and deficit are risingThe national debt is $21 trillion and counting. The federal deficit soared last year to $779 billion...

List of Lowe's stores closing: 20 stores will shut doors in US next year

20 Lowe's stores Lowe's will close 51 underperforming stores in North America, the company announced Monday. The move – which includes...

US Economists Nordhaus, Romer Awarded 2018 Nobel Prize

US Economists awarded Nobel Prize The 2018 Nobel Prize for economics has been awarded to US economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!