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Michael Lewis: are we heading for Trump’s financial crisis?

In 2019 don't be surprised if the president defaults on the US's national debt and unleashes chaos. Lewis speaks to Prospect's Jay Elwes

Alexander Hamilton is on the $10 bill—but will Trump trash the dollar? Photo: © Alex White / Alamy Stock Pho

Trust is everything. Donald Trump is going to teach you that—and sooner rather than later.

Here’s the game—there are all these bad things that are going to happen because Trump’s not managing the government. Nothing really bad’s happened yet that you can trace to government mismanagement, unless you’re in Puerto Rico or you’re a kid in a cage on the border. But his wilful ignorance is ripping America’s fabric.…

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