Trump: Stocks would be down if Clinton won election

Trump: Stocks would be down if Clinton won election
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President TrumpDonald TrumpRealClearPolitics reporter says Freedom Caucus shows how much GOP changed under Trump Jake Ellzey defeats Trump-backed candidate in Texas House runoff DOJ declines to back Mo Brooks's defense against Swalwell's Capitol riot lawsuit MORE on Sunday suggested that stock prices would be down had his former Democratic opponent, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote Women's March endorses Nina Turner in first-ever electoral endorsement MORE, won the election last year. 

“If the Dems (Crooked Hillary) got elected, your stocks would be down 50% from values on Election Day,” Trump wrote on Twitter, referencing a Fox Business article touting Wall Street's performance in 2017.

“Now they have a great future - and just beginning!” he added.


The president has in the past taken credit for the stock market’s performance. 

Trump on Sunday also argued that electing Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections would “kill the great wealth” he said the country has seen since his 2016 victory.

“Why would smart voters want to put Democrats in Congress in 2018 Election when their policies will totally kill the great wealth created during the months since the Election,” he said.

“People are much better off now not to mention ISIS, VA, Judges, Strong Border, 2nd A, Tax Cuts & more?”