Magazine August 29, 2016, Issue

Deal Me Out

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Question posed to Trump by the Portland Press Herald: What would be the best deal you could negotiate as president of the United States?

Before we read his reply, let’s imagine a hypothetical Hillary response:

A. “”I think as we move forward, and I’ve been clear on this both in the Senate and at the State Department, in fact going back to the 1990s when we saw great progress before the Bush tax cuts, you know, set the stage for the housing crash that almost sank the economy — I mean, gosh, some of us in the Senate were sounding the alarm

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