Hillary Clinton laid into Donald Trump during a speech Monday, saying that risk analysts listed a Trump presidency as more of a threat to the global economy than terrorism.
“So it’s no wonder is it that risk analysts listed Donald Trump, a Donald Trump presidency, as one of the top threats facing the global economy ahead of terrorism,” Clinton said at a Cincinnati rally.
Clinton is likely referencing a March report from The Economist’s “Global Forecasting Service.” The report listed a Trump presidency as a top ten global threat, not above Islamic terrorism but at the same level.
“In the event of a Trump victory, his hostile attitude to free trade, and alienation of Mexico and China in particular, could escalate rapidly into a trade war — and at the least scupper the Trans-Pacific Partnership between the US and 11 other American and Asian states signed in February 2016,” The Economist wrote.
The Economist went on to write, “Although we do not expect Mr Trump to defeat his most likely Democratic contender, Hillary Clinton, there are risks to this forecast, especially in the event of a terrorist attack on US soil or a sudden economic downturn.”