The President also claimed that no president before him has ever leveled tariffs on foreign goods, which is tremendously false.
"We've never taken in ten cents [in tariffs] until I got elected," Trump told reporters Monday from the Oval Office. That's a lie.
Trump refuses to stop lying about tariffs, falsely claims the US is taking in "billions and billions from China" pic.twitter.com/Cl0iCehILJ
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 13, 2019
"I love the position we're in," Trump added, as the markets tumbled on news China may retaliate in Trump's tariff war. The DOW has been down about 600 points much of the day, following rough days for markets Thursday and Friday last week.
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