Monday, January 2, 2017

Trump Lies & Tweets (Sprint Jobs) 12/28/16

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, December 28th , Donald Trump said the following:

“I was just called by the head people at Sprint and they’re going to be bringing 5,000 jobs back to the United States…I just spoke with the head person “he said because of me they’re doing 5,000 jobs in this country.”

That is a lie.

Sprint later said that the jobs were part of a previously announced commitment by Japan’s SoftBank. Softbank owns a controlling stake in the mobile phone carrier and previously said it would invest $50 billion in the United States and create 5,000 positions.
Although Trump claimed credit for SoftBank’s $50 billion investment in the United States, those plans predated the election,

So, Donald Trump keeps lying… and, we keep counting.

“A lie told once remains a lie but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth.”... Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s Minister of Propaganda and Public Enlightenment

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