The Republican frontrunner, who has lashed out at ‘politically correct’ speech in the past, told supporters: ‘We cannot continue to allow China to rape our country. And that’s what they’re doing.’
While the bombastic billionaire has often attacked the U.S.-Chinese trade deficit, the Fort Wayne rally marks the first time in recent history he has chosen to use the word ‘rape’ to describe it.
Donald Trump accused China of carrying out ‘the biggest theft in the history of the world’ over the U.S. trade deficit, comparing it to ‘rape’ in a typically inflammatory speech.
According to CNN, Trump has used the inflammatory term to describe the deficit once before, back in 2011, as he toured a defense manufacturer in New Hampshire.Trumponomics.
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Donald Trump compares the US’s trade deficit with China to RAPE and promises to ‘turn it around’