26 Ways Trump Has Increased The National Debt By 4 to 5 Trillion Dollars
In October of 2018 Mitch McConnell said after the Midterms the Senate will be cutting Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare.
Republicans need to find $ to pay for the 2 trillion dollar tax cut
for the richest 1% and corporations.
Deficits rose Republicans Reagan, Bush 1, Bush 2 and Trump
They declined under Democrats Clinton and Obama. Now they're increasing.
1. 2 trillion dollar tax cut for corporations and the rich
2. increased spending for illegal wars
3. increased interest rates...more tax money going to international banksters from China, Japan, Switzerland, the UK, Israel, US etc.
Despite cutting money for the health of hundreds of millions of Americans, education, bridges, mass transit,
environmental enforcement, etc Trump has added trillions to the deficit.
The Trump regime under the guise of cutting government costs has increased them. Between 4 and 5 trillion dollars in costs have been added to the deficit enriching Chinese, Swiss, Japanese, British Israeli and American banksters.
Trump Deficit and other costs
1 2.3 trillion added to deficit for govt welfare to the rich and to corporations
2. 1.5 trillion for increased arms purchases
3. Hundreds of billions to continues with wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen,
Syria, Somalia etc.The MOAB bomb alone with its devastating environmental impact dropped by General Nicholson
cost 16 million dollars.
4. The war glorifying and egotistical military parade is estimated to cost 92 million dollars, 80 million more than original estimates. These 92 millon dollars will not feed the hungry, clothe the poor, give homes to the homeless, provide healing to the sick, education to the young etc.
5. The increased costs of ICE and expanded border guards
6. Billions in court costs for countless thousands of arrested immigrants
7. Billions in costs of imprisoning kidnapped children in some places and their parents elsewhere
8. 7,000 already in Oct of 2017 the Secret Service is forced to pay to Trump golf courses for the cost of renting golf carts with which to protect him. Estimates are it is now over a quarter million
9.Trump demands 2.4 million in rent for the room in Trump Tower from which they operate when he is there.
10. Trump has cost more Secret Service
than any other president. When he goes to Florida..it is not just Secret Service and local police but the Coast Guard which are required to protect him. As of Oct 19, 2018 he has spent 196 days at his properties —Cost to taxpayers: million
11. Trump's sanctions against Iran, Venezuela, and Russia, nations with more socialist programs and less loanshark capitalist domination have
caused Americans to pay much more at the gas tank. Increasing gas prices raises prices for much of the economy.
12. Trump's tariff program directed at Mexico, Canada, China, Europe are hurting US businesses and decreasing
13. As Trump's tariffs prove disastrous and animal flesh surpluses, several billion pounds worth, accumulate, Trump & the USDA have proposed 12 billion dollars in subsidies to pig and cow murderers whose product causes animal agony, human diseases, global warming, energy waste, deforestation. These subsidies have been called 'golden crutches'. Farmers say they want trade, not aid, access to markets, not pacifiers, not trampling by Trump.
14. Trump asked for 25 billion, then 18 billion for a wall along the Mexican border whose building harms business and the environment. He has been given a portion of that amount.
15. For the first time in US history, money is being spent on Secret Service protection for Trump's press secretary who like his UN ambassador is willing to promote violent and thieving programs on his behalf.
16. Trump is working to desecrate space with weapons with an absurdly expensive program called Space Force
17. Trump is helping prison privateers further increase the debt by keeping nonviolent marijuana users and other nonviolent prisoners in jail
18. US Forestry Svc destroying marijuana plants in national forests.
19. Trump has increased the animal torture budget of NIH by several billion dollars, while denying genuine
health care to tens of millions of Americans.
20. Hurricanes Michael, Florence etc. will cost over 10 billion. Trump's pro coal profossil fuels and EPA actions have further
heated the waters of the Gulf and Atlantic causing fiercer storms.
21. Trump's antienvironment, treekilling, animal killing wall proposal would cost hundreds of billions.
22. Tens of millions in Secret Service costs to protect the trophy hunter Trump sons...as they hunt in Iowa, Montana etc.
23. Increased interest rates
24. The USAF failed to remove 17 F22 fighters from Tyndall AFB during Hurricane Michael... at a cost of 339 million each that is ,763,000,000 https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/8xj77k/hurricane-michael-might-have-damaged-more-than-a-dozen-prized-fighter-jets-at-a-florida-air-force-base
25. 800 troops sent to border between US and Mexico.
In the last caravan a total of 12 people were arrested for trying to get in illegally, said Joe Scarborough.
26. VoteVets, a progresive veterans' group, says re Trump's plans to send 5000 troops to the Mexican border, that even smaller deployments of National Guard have cost hundreds of millions of $. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/27/trade-wars-u-s-farmers-get-first-4-7-billion-relief/1114709002/ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/24/us/politics/farmers-aid-trade-war.html https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/28/tax-cuts-trump-gop-analysis-430781
Trump on pace to surpass 8 years of Obama's travel spending in 1 year https://www.cnn.com/2017/04/10/politics/donald-trump-obama...costs/index.html http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/362489-secret-service-has-spent-nearly-150k-on-golf-cart-rentals-since-trump
Trump's Military Parade Could Cost Million - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/.../trumps-military-parade-could-cost-30 http://time.com/4739302/mother-of-all-bombs-afghanistan-what-is-that/ http://time.com/5210780/congress-omnibus-border-security-wall-donald-trump/
Trump's military parade, an example of Trump's desire to glorify war, is now estimated to cost not 32 illion but 90 or more million https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/16/trump-military-parade-expected-to-cost-80-million-more-than-estimated.html https://www.newsweek.com/government-paying-trump-tower-presidential-protection-638852 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/10/05/secre