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Saturday, January 20, 2018
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 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

Sprint And Verizon Wireless Customers In Line For Refunds After Settlements

Verizon will pay $70 million in customer refunds and Sprint will pay $50 million.

May 22, 2015

Sprint To Pay $7.5 Million Over Failure To Honor Do-Not-Call Requests

By Ricardo Lopez, Los Angeles Times Sprint will pay $7.5 million to resolve federal regulators’ inquiry into its failure to honor consumers’ requests that they not receive telemarketing calls or texts, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday. The agreement between Sprint and the FCC marks the largest settlement yet of do-not-call violations, the FCC said. […]

May 19, 2014