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President Donald Trump is an “exaggerator” who knew his policies wouldn’t generate the 5% growth he had promised while campaigning, according to Stephen Moore, who served as a campaign advisor for Trump and was a prospective Fed nominee.
In an interview with The Intercept columnist Mehdi Hasan, Moore stopped just short of calling the president a liar, but did say Trump hurts himself with falsehoods.
“He should stop saying things that are untrue,” Moore says in a clip that Hasan provided on his Twitter feed.
“I think Trump is an exaggerator, and I think it gets him in trouble,” Moore later says. “It’s like he said we’re going to get 5%…