Trump tweets: 'World was gloomy before I won'

Trump tweets: 'World was gloomy before I won'
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President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump admin to announce coronavirus vaccine will be covered under Medicare, Medicaid: report Election officials say they're getting suspicious emails that may be part of malicious attack on voting: report McConnell tees up Trump judicial pick following Supreme Court vote MORE touted Christmas spending and a strong stock market in a Monday evening tweet. 

"The world was gloomy before I won — there was no hope. Now the market is up nearly 10% and Christmas spending is over a trillion dollars!" the president-elect wrote. 

According to a Deloitte University Press forecast, total 2016 holiday sales were expected to exceed $1 trillion. However, PolitiFact noted that the National Retail Federation expected November and December sales to reach about $655 billion.