Will Trump Ride Pentagon Spending to Reelection?

Will Trump Ride Pentagon Spending to Reelection?
The President Bets on Arms Sales Big Time
By William D. Hartung, published on TomGram

Donald Trump likes to posture as a tough guy and part of that tough-guy persona involves bragging about how much he’s spent on the U.S. military. This tendency was on full display in a tweet he posted three days after an American drone killed Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani in Baghdad:

“The United States just spent Two Trillion Dollars on Military Equipment. We are the biggest and by far the BEST in the World! If Iran attacks an American Base, or any American, we will be sending some of that brand new beautiful equipment their way… and without hesitation!” Read more.