The same media that said Trump could not win the nomination -- the same media that said Trump could not beat Hillary on the very day he beat her -- has once again been proven wrong.
I am not talking about Carrier -- although the media was wrong about that, too, I am talking about a new investment of $50 billion by the Japanese.
President Trump met with SoftBank Group Corp. founder and Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son this morning and -- boom -- there it is.
Fifty thousand jobs coming.
Media was caught flat-footed.
From Alexander Maxham:
Since the election ended, and Donald Trump became President-Elect, there’s been a lot of talk about what this new administration will mean for wireless. Many analysts believe that the Trump administration will allow for some consolidation in the wireless industry, something that the Obama administration was against. However, Trump did say on the campaign trail that he would block the AT&T-Time Warner merger if he won the presidency. So there’s some mixed signals here. Now we’re learning that SoftBank’s CEO, Masayoshi Son is set to meet with the President-Elect on Tuesday in New York City. It’s not known what will be on the agenda for this meeting with President-Elect Trump on Tuesday, but one would have to imagine that acquiring T-Mobile is high on the list.And I loved this part:
There likely won’t be much news coming out of this meeting, other than from “people familiar with the matter.” But Son could be setting up for some more investments in the US.“People familiar with the matter” is how lifer politicians handle reports on meetings.
President Trump doesn't play that game.
He has his own game called Twitter.
Masa (SoftBank) of Japan has agreed to invest $50 billion in the U.S. toward businesses and 50,000 new jobs....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016
Masa said he would never do this had we (Trump) not won the election!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016
Trump announces that Masayoshi Son, CEO of SoftBank, has agreed to invest $50 billion in U.S., create 50K new jobs. https://t.co/NRYqaLHY4J— ABC News (@ABC) December 6, 2016
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