Tweet, tweet. (Tweet, tweet.)President Trump has more critics than Florida has fire ants. They include all the experts who went oh-for-2015, then oh-for-2016, and are oh-for-2017 so far.
Tweet, tweet. (Tweet, tweet.)
His horn went tweet, tweet, tweet. (Tweet, tweet.)
They say his tweeting ain't presidential.
No, but his tweeting is effective.
FCA, the U.S. arm of automaker Fiat-Chrysler, announced on Sunday that it would invest a total $1 billion in plants in Michigan and Ohio, which will add 2000 new jobs in the United States.
The announcement, in what the company said was the second phase of a plan it first made public a year ago, came days after Ford Motor Company decided to scrap a plan to build a facility in Mexico, instead opting to invest in a plant in Michigan.
Ford's CEO cited demand, rather than the policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who has vowed to impose a "border tax" on companies that send jobs abroad.
"Consistent and combined with previously announced investments, FCA US is further demonstrating its commitment to strengthening its U.S. manufacturing base, and aligning U.S. capacity to extend the Jeep product lineup," FCA said.Eight years ago, Barack Obama was scrambling to bail out carmakers who failed to see the recession coming.
This cost shareholders and bondholders of Chrysler and GM plenty. Pensioners too.
President Trump is not bailing anyone out.
He is promising to slap tariffs on them if they try to build cars in Mexico instead if the USA.
Look at the response.
Imagine what happens in eleven days when he is really president,
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