Donald Trump is unconcerned about the pending spike in the federal deficit due to tax cuts, because data shows it will balloon after he leaves office, and so will not be there when the crisis hits.
He's also promising congressional action during a time when Congress is definitely not in session.
He is such a liar. Congress is not in session until November 13. How stupid does he think his voters are?
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) told Meet the Press host Chuck Todd they're going to have to make some "tough choices so that we can balance our books" as he fearmongered about the "powder keg of dynamite" and debt he and his party just made worse with a gigantic tax cut for the rich.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) tells Meet the Press host Chuck Todd they're going to have to make some "tough choices so that we can balance our books" after he and his fellow Republicans increased the deficit with tax cuts for their rich friends.
Sadly, segments like this one where our corporate media continually insists Republicans should be able to run on the economy if Trump would just stop distracting everyone with his Tweets are far too common.
Bloomberg reporter Toluse Olorunnipa tells CNN's John King about Trump and Republicans cynical move for the midterms, where they plan to run as the ones who want to save Social Security and Medicare, when actually the opposite is true.
John King and his political panel insist that Republicans should be able to run on a strong economy if Trump would quit distracting with things like impeachment talk, ignoring the fact that the tax cuts primarily went to the rich and they want to pay for them with cuts to the social safety net.
Do you want to watch Steve Mnuchin get owned by a 6th grader?
After helping his fellow Republicans blow a mile wide hole in the budget with their tax cuts, House Speaker Paul Ryan promises they're going to gut our social safety nets next.
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