US trade deficit grows by more than $100 billion under Trump – CNNPolitics
Washington (CNN)The US trade deficit hit a 10-year high in 2018, growing by $69 billion, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Census Bureau.
That’s despite President Donald Trump’s efforts to revive American manufacturing and reduce dependence on imported goods, including steel and other materials.
Trump promised to win on trade, but instead faces a widening deficit
Since Trump took office, the deficit has grown by more than $100 billion, the Census Bureau reported.