Trump: U.S. is a 'laughing stock'
February 10th, 2011
05:20 PM ET
3 years ago

Trump: U.S. is a 'laughing stock'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump told hundreds of conservative activists Thursday, that if he was president, he would take in "hundreds of billions from countries that are screwing us."

The comment repeated past statements from "The Apprentice" star, who has said he wants to put a 25% tariff on all Chinese imports, to level trade imbalances in the global economy.

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  1. B. McCoy

    I agree! It's almost as funny as a billionaire real estate mogul running for president!

    February 11, 2011 08:36 am at 8:36 am |
  2. hilroy

    The Don is the laughing stock NOT THE US. Where was he during the past administration. IRAQ you clown 1 Trillion $$$$$$$$$$$$$$ WASTED FOR WHAT?

    A BLACK MAN IN THE WHITEHOUSE AND ALL THE CLOSET .......... COME OUT

    Why did you think of the US as laugahable and wasteful then? YOU ARE A BIG JOKE GO BACK TO YOUR TV JOKER

    February 11, 2011 08:50 am at 8:50 am |
  3. T'sah from Virginia

    [Trump: U.S. is a 'laughing stock' ]
    What? REALLY? – Dag – I'm totally in SHOCK
    But when did it begin? Trump answer with no DRAMA!!
    Surely you can't blame this on President Obama!!!

    Where was TRUMP when BUSH was in office?
    Starring and co-starring in his show the Apprentice?
    The WARS – TAX CUTS – really pushed us back
    Take your “electric slide” hairdo and come back with true FACTS!

    February 11, 2011 08:58 am at 8:58 am |
  4. DJ

    This coming from a man who is himself a joke.

    February 11, 2011 09:08 am at 9:08 am |