Goldman Sachs CEO gives Trump credit for the economy, says it's better than if Hillary Clinton won GS

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Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein told CNNMoney that the economy is better off under President Donald Trump than it would have been under Hillary Clinton.

Blankfein noted he had supported Clinton's White House bid.

Business confidence has surged under Trump as the administration has cut corporate taxes and pledged to roll back regulations.

The US economy is better off under President Donald Trump that it would have been under Hillary Clinton, according to Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of Goldman Sachs.

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