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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Trump carrier, Economy

The Economy Is Trump’s Newest Branding Endeavor

Like he did with polls, Trump has cherry-picked economic data. The Consumer Confidence Index did not suddenly rise after Trump’s election; it has trended upward since bottoming out shortly after the 2008 economic collapse. Its first major increase came shortly after the inauguration of President Barack Obama, and also rose similarly after his re-election in 2012

January 1, 2017
Trump, Sprint, Jobs

Trump Again Tries To Pass Off New Sprint Jobs As His Own Deal (It’s Not)

Donald Trump bragged about his newest “deal” saying Sprint Corp and a U.S. satellite company OneWeb will bring 8,000 jobs to the United States; however, the companies said the positions were part of a previously disclosed pledge by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp before the election.

December 29, 2016
SoftBank

SoftBank Already Committed To Large-Scale U.S. Investment Before Election

Trump claimed on Twitter that SoftBank’s investment happened because he won the election. However, SoftBank announced a plan to make future large-scale investments in the U.S. tech industry before the election.

December 6, 2016