Donald Trump Bragged About GDP Growth As If it Hadn't Happened Before Him
Type: EgotisticalSep 06 2018 Severity: About: Business & Economy
President Trump attended a rally to support Matt Rosendale, a candidate for the Montana Senate. Later in the speech, Trump bragged about second quarter GDP growth of 4.2 percent, implying that it was unheard of before he was sworn in. GDP growth hit 5.1% in the 2nd quarter of 2014, during the Obama administration.
Quote | He bragged to a Montana crowd about GDP growth in the second quarter.
"If I would have said this on the campaign trail, if I would have used 4.2 percent, you saw it was adjusted upward from 4.1 percent, 4.2 percent GDP, the press would have gone after me, they would have said impossible,” Trump said at a Montana rally.