Trump Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow Falsely Claims Deficit Is ‘Coming Down Rapidly’

President Trump’s top economic advisor Larry Kudlow falsely claimed on Fox Business that the federal deficit is falling: 

As the economy gears up, more people working, better jobs and careers, those revenues come rolling in and the deficit, which was one of the other criticisms, is coming down. And it’s coming down rapidly. Growth solves a lot of problems.

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office found that the federal deficit has increased by $97 billion in 2018 compared to 2017, notes The Hill.

(Sources: The Hill, Fox Business/Twitter)

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