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America's Tourism Numbers Just Came In, And President Trump Messed Those Up, Too

America's Tourism Numbers Just Came In, And President Trump Messed Those Up, Too
4 months ago

Tourism isn't just an industry about leisure. It creates millions of jobs and generates billions of dollars. Well, numbers released by the National Tourism and Travel Office have shown that tourism to the United States has been in steep decline since President Trump took office.

According to an article published by NBC News on Tuesday...

"The downturn has also caused America to lose its spot as the world's second-most popular destination for foreign travel, ceding to Spain. (France is in first place).
International tourism to the U.S. began to wane after Trump took office, leading to a so-called Trump slump. Experts say that Trump's proposed travel bans and anti-immigration language have had a negative impact on the U.S.'s attraction for foreign visitors, in addition to a weaker dollar and heightened security measures."

They also went on to state that this has cost the United States an estimated 4.6 billion dollars in spending and approximately 40,000 jobs.

Many felt that this was a harbinger of things to come...

Others were considering becoming ex-pats...

People who live in other countries also chimed in...

And some Americans sympathized with the predicament...

So. Much...