Donald Trump Oversaw Explosion of Trade Deficit Despite "America First" Propoganda

Type: Breaks PromisesMar 06 2019 Severity:
About: U.S. Debt & Deficits
Donald Trump, despite hammering "America First" propaganda down Americans throats for years, oversaw the largest yearly trade deficit in American history after posting a $891.2 billion merchandise trade deficit for 2018. The eye-popping deficit marks the second time in as many years that Donald and the Republican Party did the exact opposite of what they promised the American people they'd do. The nearly one trillion dollar deficit also marks the largest yearly deficit in American history.

Main Source: cnn.com