Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Did the U.S. really spend 'trillions and trillions of dollars' overseas?

January 23, 2017 Los Angeles Times

During his inaugural address, President Trump said the United States has spent trillions and trillions overseas while neglecting infrastructure at home. The Los Angeles Times fact checked his speech by citing Watson's Cost of War project, which pegged the wars abroad at $4.79 trillion.

Did the U.S. really spend 'trillions and trillions of dollars' overseas? (Cost of War cited) – Los Angeles Times