(Rex Nutting – MarketWatch)
Everyone in the media is giddy about President Donald Trump’s admission that he made up a “fact” that the United States has a trade deficit with Canada without checking the real facts, which show otherwise.
This is a cool story, because it goes beyond the daily story that Trump lied about something. Today’s story is that Trump knows that he’s lying.
The fact checkers are in heaven, pointing out that the United States does indeed have a trade surplus with Canada, even though Trump always says the Canadians are eating our lunch. Click here to read more.
- Canada Again Points to U.S. Numbers After Trump Admits He Concocted Trade Deficit Claim (CBC News)
- Here’s Why Trump Keeps Saying — Wrongly — The U.S. Has a Trade Deficit With Canada (Washington Post)