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Trump: I don't want to spend trillions in the Middle East, I'd rather fix roads here

July 14, 2017 Daily Caller

During an interview that aired Thursday on the Christian Broadcasting Network, President Trump described his disdain for military spending in the Middle East citing a figure on the high end of Brown's Costs of War report. "Brown University study said: 'By 2053, interest costs will be at least $7.9 trillion unless the U.S. changes the way it pays for the wars.'"

Trump: I don't want to spend trillions in the Middle East, I'd rather fix roads here (Costs of War Project cited) – Daily Caller