Donald Trump Told FOX Anchors The Economy "Was Ready to Crash"

Type: Outright LiesOct 11 2018 Severity:
About: Business & Economy
President Trump spent his morning on the phone with the anchors from "Fox and Friends." During the call, Trump continued to assert that the economy was bad before he became president. He said that it was "ready to crash," which wasn't true. According to economists, the U.S. Economy wasn't doing nearly as bad before he took office, as he had claimed.

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Quote | He furthered his claim that the economy was on the verge of collapse when he took office.

"When I took over this economy, this economy was ready to crash," Trump said during a phone interview with "Fox and Friends" anchors.