Trump's Economy

Donald Trump recently gave a speech focused on building up the American economy. With the national debt at $19 trillion and counting, whoever is the next leader of our country will have to work hard to build up America's economy. 

Vox reports on his speech,

“Trump’s speech contained a number of ideas that have become staples of conservative thinking, including repealing the estate tax or reducing the number of regulations in the federal register. The working-class voters who seem most attracted to Trump don’t particularly benefit from many of these ideas. Of course Trump was still Trump on one key issue: He reiterated his long-standing opposition to trade deals — a stance that puts him at odds with most Republican elected officials. Trump’s plan includes "strong protections against currency manipulation, tariffs against any countries that cheat by unfairly subsidizing their goods, and a renegotiation of NAFTA," he said on Monday. "If we don’t get a better deal, we will walk away." And he proposed to make child care costs tax-deductible, something that has not previously been a priority for Republican policymakers.”

Hillary Clinton criticized Trump's plan for the economy and Fox News reported on her comment saying,

“Reacting to Donald Trump’s speech Monday to the Detroit Economic Club, Hillary Clinton said her Republican opponent tried to “make his old, tired ideas sound new.” As opposed to her old, tired ideas of higher taxes on the wealthy with government as redistributor.”