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on April 13, 2017 in World News

Trump Abandons Economic Reforms to Embrace War Spending

by Ryan McMaken In February, David Stockman pointed out that the Trump administration appears none too interested in addressing many of the economic issues that Trump claimed would be at the center of his administration. Instead, Stockman noted, Trump spent all his time obsessing over his travel ban — which he still can’t get beyond the courts — and other non-economic issues. Stockman noted: It’s the economy, stupid. … Trump was elected because flyover America is hurting economically. The voters of Racine, Wisconsin and Johnstown, Pennsylvania are imperiled not because of some refugees, they’re imperiled because their jobs have...

by Ryan McMaken In February, David Stockman pointed out that the Trump administration appears none too interested in addressing many of the economic issues that Trump claimed would be at the center of his administration. Instead, Stockman noted, Trump...

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