Donald Trump has sold himself to millions as the great deal maker….
Those of us who have looked into that boast know otherwise….
I have pointed out previously how Trump’s actions in real estate, an airline, and school, and other things have NOT come out so good…..
Now in the past few weeks we are seeing a New York Real Estate guy operating by the seat of his pants on the international stage get out foxed by other countries from Asia to Europe to the Midddle East….
His blunders will have a cost to Americans at home….
“I’m hearing from Republican people on and off the Hill that the president conceded to China on trade terms that he didn’t have to concede on,” said one Republican strategist who works with the party’s incumbents and congressional candidates and requested anonymity to be candid.
“Trade-wise, he’s getting nothing from China,” the strategist said. “Republicans are realizing there is a pattern of behavior from Trump: He says he’s going for the biggest possible goal, but in the end, it can mean absolutely nothing.”…
On the campaign trail, Trump slammed Washington for spending too much. But he has shown an appetite for ramping up government expenditures — and a willingness to hike the federal deficit. Fiscal hawks have noticed that this, too, is a promise not exactly kept.
“It takes those who hold current office” to curb annual deficits, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said earlier this month. “Particularly, there’s no podium like the president has, and that podium is vacant now on this issue. It really is.”…