Trump blames bad American trade policy for his anger
Indiana: Republican Presidential front-runner Donald Trump called the incompetency of American leadership as the reason of his bitterness.
Trump said that he was angry at the ‘incompetent’ American leadership and not at the countries like India, China, Japan or Vietnam.
He alleged that these countries are taking away jobs from the United States as the leadership of the US does not possess efficiency.
Trump was campaigning in Indiana, on Monday, May 3.
What else Donald Trump said:
- "I'm not angry at China. I'm not angry at Mexico. I'm not angry at India or Vietnam, which is hot as a pistol right now, taking a lot of stuff away from us,” said the presidential front-runner at the campaign rally.
- "I'm angry at our leaders for being grossly incompetent and not knowing. Right?" the real estate king said.
- The business tycoon said "I'm not angry at Japan. They send cars over by the million. We give them practically nothing. You talk about a trade unbalance. They're up here. We're down like below that stage. It's trade imbalance. I'm not angry at any of them.”
- "And not knowing what they're doing, because there's no reason for it," Trump added
- The New York billionaire lashed out at the Obama’s administration for his economic policies and claimed it to be the reason for loss of jobs from the Americans in states like Indiana.
- He said that Indiana has lost about 15% of its construction jobs since the recession. The city of Indianapolis has lost one third of its manufacturing jobs since 1990, added Trump.