Lou Dobbs: Trump White House has 'lost its way'

Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, normally a staunch supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage MORE, on Wednesday said he fears the administration has “lost its way.”

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Dobbs made the comments on his show following a White House meeting of Trump’s American Workforce Policy Advisory Board.

Dobbs called the meeting, which included CEOs like Apple’s Tim Cook, shows the Trump White House taking a “disastrous policy turn.”

“What I fear is a new direction for the president and his administration and what could very likely be a catastrophe for the working men and women, small business and entrepreneurs, our middle class, the American family, the very people this president has represented from the moment he announced he would run for the presidency,” he said.

Dobbs aired a clip of Trump saying that the U.S. will have a “lot of people coming in” through legal immigration to give workers to large companies. The Fox Business host said that the meeting shows Trump valuing the interests of “globalist elites” ahead of other Americans and feeding into the “establishment.”

Dobbs called Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue, who was present at the meeting, an “enemy” of the Trump administration.

“That Mr. Trump would advance the interest of the globalist elites ahead of our citizens would be a tragic reversal on any day,” Dobbs said. “But today, on the same day the Commerce Department reported the United States had the largest trade deficit in our history ... it all means the White House has simply lost its way.”

The longtime host concluded by saying that the path Trump is on will break “the nation's heart” by siding with the same people who have “fed the swamp for decades.” 

“The nation’s heart will be, after all, broken by the very same people who brought 50 years of consecutive trade deficit and the export of millions of middle-class jobs and who have fed the swamp for decades,” he added.