A teenage girl wearing a tiara and sash on Monday asked Donald Trump how he would address the nation's ballooning debt as president.
Allie Nault, who won the Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2016 contest, said she travels around the country teaching kids how to save money and is now asking presidential contenders how they would address U.S. debt.
"What are you going to do about the $18 trillion deficit," Nault asked Trump during a question-and-answer period at the No Labels Problem Solver Convention in Manchester, New Hampshire.
"By the way, it's not $18 trillion. It's now $19 trillion," said Trump, who then said he would "stop our deficits quickly."
Asked to elaborate, Trump said, "We have tremendous cutting to do."
Trump named the Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency as areas he'd like to cut from.
"Hundreds of billions of dollars is going to be saved just in terms of running government," he said. "I'm going to bring millions of jobs back into this country."