GOP mega-donor: Trump would cause 'global depression'
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A Republican mega-donor says Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Trump nods at reputation as germaphobe during coronavirus briefing: 'I try to bail out as much as possible' after sneezes MORE’s policies could trigger a worldwide economic depression.

“The most impactful of the economic policies that I recall him coming out for are these anti-trade policies,” hedge fund executive Paul Singer said Wednesday, according to CNBC.

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“And I think if he actually stuck to those policies and got elected president, it’s close to a guarantee of a global depression, widespread global depression,” he added at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado.

Singer said he might not vote for Trump or Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Stone judge under pressure over calls for new trial MORE in the presidential election, according to CNBC, and is considering writing in his own name.

Singer is head of the $27 billion Elliott Management fund.

He made the comments a day after Trump said he plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Trump warned that he would leave the trade pact if other nations refuse.

 “I’m going to tell our NAFTA partners that I intend to immediately renegotiate the terms of that agreement to get a better deal for our workers,” he said during a rally at an aluminum facility in Monessen, Pa. “And I don’t just mean a little bit better, I mean a lot better.

“If they do not agree to a renegotiation, then I will submit notice under Article 2205 of the NAFTA agreement that America intends to withdraw from the deal,” the presumptive GOP nominee added.

CNBC said Singer in April gave $1 million to Our Principles PAC, which is one of the most prolific anti-Trump super-PACs.

Singer supported Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Energy: Critics pile on Trump plan to roll back major environmental law | Pick for Interior No. 2 official confirmed | JPMorgan Chase to stop loans for fossil fuel drilling in the Arctic MacGregor confirmed as Interior deputy chief GOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman MORE in the GOP presidential primary before the Florida senator suspended his campaign in March.

Singer, an investor based in New York City, has reportedly donated at least $28 million to national Republicans since 2012.