The economy is thriving under Trump and it could get even better if a recent prediction he made comes true. America’s GDP recently jumped to 4.1 and now Trump is saying it could go into the fives.
The Hill reports:
Trump predicts GDP growth could soon ‘be in the 5s’
President Trump on Tuesday predicted that GDP growth could top 5 percent in the near future, a bullish prediction that comes as his administration seeks to present its policies as the driver of future economic growth.
Trump gave a glowing review of the state of the economy under his administration during a dinner with roughly 30 business leaders at his Bedminster, N.J., golf course. He touted the low unemployment rates, and suggested that his “powerful trade policies” could unleash further gross domestic product (GDP) growth.
“We anticipate this next quarter to be, this is just an estimate, but already they’re saying it could be in the fives,” Trump said — meaning GDP growth would top 5 percent. He added that the recent 4.1 percent figure “can go much higher once we get new trade deals.”
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, who also attended Tuesday’s dinner, praised the most recent numbers and predicted a similar result moving forward.
Trump then doubled down on his optimism, responding that there will be “super growth very soon.”
This would be absolutely amazing, if it happens. And remember, the media scoffed when Trump first predicted we would get to four.