Trump was caught on a hidden audio recording talking to big-pocket donors playing down his massive military spending in the budget. Republicans like Trump have often attacked Democrats over spending on programs like Social Security and health care.
“In a separate audio clip, Trump is heard boasting about increasing the defense budget by $2.5 trillion. To those who criticized his spending and the growing national debt, Trump said, “Who the hell cares about the budget? We’re going to have a country.”
For most of Barack Obama’s time in office, Republicans seemed to care very much about the budget, making fears around the national debt and deficit their top talking point. They’ve backed off those concerns under Trump.
The audio files, obtained by The Post, came in four short segments, and each cuts off midsentence or midpoint.” [READ MORE]