Trump says 'revved up economy' will pay for budget proposals -Fox

By REUTERS
February 28, 2017 13:22
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said he believes the extra $54 billion dollars he has proposed spending on the US military will be offset by a stronger economy as well as cuts in other areas.

"I think the money is going to come from a revved up economy," Trump said in a Fox News interview broadcast on Tuesday, hours before he was to address a joint session of Congress.

"I mean you look at the kind of numbers we're doing, we were probably GDP of a little more than 1 percent and if I can get that up to 3 or maybe more, we have a whole different ball game. It's a whole different ball game."


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