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
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.
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.
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. […]