Trump “appears to be bringing the same approach to the country he took to his casinos and other failed businesses,” one congressman replied to the report.
In early 2017 when senior officials offered Trump charts and graphics laying out the numbers and showing a “hockey stick” spike in the national debt in the not-too-distant future. Trump’s response: “Yeah, but I won’t be here.” https://t.co/D1yxwMhYYx
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) December 6, 2018
The national debt currently stands at about $21 trillion.
Many people on Twitter weren’t surprised that Trump, who has declared bankruptcy for his companies on multiple occasions, was paying little heed to the figures.
Some also suggested he had the same “philosophy on climate change.”