Acting White House Chief of Staff and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney pretends that Mexico is going to pay for Trump's border wall through changes to trade deals and because they're willing to keep asylum seekers, and is called out for it by ABC's Jonathan Karl.
ABC's Jonathan Karl took acting White House Chief of Staff and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney to task for pretending that Mexico is going to pay for Trump's border wall instead of the American taxpayer.
The reality show president is a dangerous idiot.
He's so brilliant.
The March trade numbers show that our economy can create a lot of jobs. But thanks to our trade policies, we created them somewhere else.
If people understood the trade deficit and the harm it does, they would demand that our politicians do something to fix it.
The following things would employ tons of people, and bring a long-term economic return far above any “cost.” Why don't we do them? Because the status quo benefits a few extremely wealthy people.
The world's economy needs honestly, democratically and transparently negotiated trade agreements.
If people come to understand and worry about the very real trade deficit, they will demand policies that are very good for regular, working people, and "Main Street" businesses that make or do things in America.
Trade is supposed to be balanced. Instead we have been running continuing trade deficits since the late 1970s. A former assistant Commerce secretary has offered a new plan for balancing trade.
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