Trump: “No, but I’m renegotiating all of our deals, Bob. The big trade deals that we’re doing so badly on. With China, $505 billion this year in trade. We’re losing with everybody.”
Of all the wildly impossible assertions made by Donald Trump, the notion that he could eliminate the nation’s $19 trillion in debt in just eight years ranks near the top. Trump suggests he can manage this feat simply by cutting better trade deals.
20:44 Trump is trying to take credit for a jobs announcement Charter made months ago31
09:00 Trump’s pattern: Make claim first, then wait for facts14
07:56 Trump defends unsubstantiated claims, saying he foresaw events and ‘I’m president’11
12:52 Sears reveals 'substantial' doubts about future, shares plunge 11%22