American Bridge President Jessica Mackler issued the following statement on Donald Trump celebrating his “deal” to give Carrier millions in tax breaks as it continues to outsource:
“For his entire career, Donald Trump has outsourced, imported foreign labor, and profited off companies that offshore jobs. Trump claimed he’d ‘bring back jobs,’ but now he’s celebrating a deal to give away millions in tax breaks to an outsourcing company that’s shipping 1,300 jobs to Mexico. Empty campaign promises aside, Trump is clearly still an outsourcer at heart.”
“The Scant Details That Have Emerged So Far Raise Doubts About The Extent Of The Victory…This Suggests Hundreds Will Still Lose Their Jobs At The Factory.”
“[T]he scant details that have emerged so far raise doubts about the extent of the victory. By enabling Carrier’s Indianapolis plant to stay open, the deal spares about 800 union workers whose jobs were going to be outsourced to Mexico, according […]Read more after the jump.