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Fact checking Trump on taxes, Canada’s trade balance and ‘priming the pump’


In an interview with The Economist, President Donald Trump whiffed on a batch of economic facts Thursday, getting the Canada-U.S. trade balance wrong, misplacing the U.S. in the world ranks of tax burdens and claimed to have coined an economic phrase that’s been familiar to economists for some 80 years. Here’s some fact-checking via the Associated Press of some of his assertions to the magazine.

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