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Donald Trump Claims He Invented Centuries-Old Phrase 'Priming The Pump' & The Internet Can't Handle It

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Donald Trump has been associated with some pretty penetrative catchphrases throughout his career: "You're fired!", "Such a nasty woman!", "Grab ‘em by the pussy!" to name a few.

Now that he's president, the former reality star is dropping even MORE catchy expressions to educate us on his tax plan. (Or, more likely, to divert our attention away from it.)

In fact, some of the phrases POTUS comes up with are so influential, they were invented centuries before he was even alive! Wait, what?

Related: White House Says Hillary Clinton 'Would Have Fired Comey Immediately'

In a recent interview with The Economist, Trump explicitly stated he invented the phrase "priming the pump" — a phrase that has been around since the early 19th century.

After being asked about how his proposed tax plan — which is aiming to treat corporations to a juicy 20% tax cut — will increase the national debt, Trump stated the need to "prime the pump," a phrase he declared he came up with just a few days ago.

Here's how the silly exchange went down:

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Amber Heard Was Advised To Hide Her Sexual Orientation So She Wouldn't Be 'Unavailable' To Fans

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Amber Heard talks labels and being bisexual.

Amber Heard has never been afraid of discussing her bisexuality.

During a panel at The Economist's second annual Pride and Prejudice event in New York Thursday, the actress again candidly addressed the issue and recalled the first time she publicly talked about her sexual orientation back in 2010.

Related: Is Johnny Depp Having Money Issues???

The 30-year-old said:

"I just answered honestly [when After Ellen asked about my sexuality]. I could tell by the look on this person's face it was a big deal. My poor publicist. Then I realized the gravity of what I had done and why so many people—studio execs, agents, advisors—did not want this coming before my name. I became attached to a label. I've never seen myself defined by the person I'm with. I saw myself being in this unique position and having a unique responsibility. So, I bit the bullet."

The truth is the actress had never hid her orientation from friends and family, so to be told to keep it a secret felt foreign and uncomfortable to her. She explained:

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Selena Gomez's Hair Sparkles But Is Her Relationship With Justin Bieber At Its Split End?

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Oooh! Look at those lovely locks of hair!

Selena Gomez got her hair did at Nine Zero One salon last night in WeHo and our gorgeous girlie looks like she just stepped off the set of a shampoo commercial!

But what's that reading material in her hand? Is it this week's Economist?

Nope! It's… The Secret to Love That Lasts?!


We LOVE knowing fave fab Disney princess getting her read on but we're kind of nervous about what this may mean for her and Justin Bieber!!


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