700 Indiana Air Conditioning Jobs President Trump ‘Saved’ Going to Mexico

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President Trump said his deal when he was still the President-elect would save 1,100 jobs. (TASOS KATOPODIS/GETTY IMAGES)

Reprinted from The New York Daily News by Ginger Adams Otis on June 22, 2017.

More than 700 jobs that President Trump claimed to have “saved” at a Carrier air conditioner plant in Indiana are going to Mexico — and layoffs at the plant begin next month.

There’s also going to be layoffs of roughly 200 workers at a Boeing plant in South Carolina visited by Trump in February, The Post & Courier reported Thursday.

The financial woes at Carrier’s heating-and-air conditioning plant turned into a victory lap for Trump and then-Indiana Governor Mike Pence after the November 8 election.

Billing it as heroic intervention to save good jobs — a harbinger of things to come under his leadership — Trump and Pence toured the plant and trumpeted $7 million in incentives for Carrier that would keep most of its factory workers in America. …

NY Daily News 6/22

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