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May 11, 2017

Donald Trump came up with the phrase “Prime the pump” a few days ago

Filed under: Trump, Uncategorized — Tags: , — furtherglory @ 9:01 am

Yes, it’s true. Donald Trump just came up with the phrase “prime the pump” only a few days ago.

The following quote is from a news article which you can read in full at

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TRUMP: It is okay, because it won’t increase it for long. You may have two years where you’ll … you understand the expression “prime the pump”?


TRUMP: We have to prime the pump.

ECONOMIST: It’s very Keynesian.

TRUMP: We’re the highest-taxed nation in the world. Have you heard that expression before, for this particular type of an event?

ECONOMIST: Priming the pump?

TRUMP: Yeah, have you heard it?


TRUMP: Have you heard that expression used before? Because I haven’t heard it. I mean, I just … I came up with it a couple of days ago and I thought it was good. It’s what you have to do.

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That’s nothing! I came up with the phrase “bat-crap crazy” just a couple of days ago. I coined that phrase to describe Trump.