BREAKING: Trump Leveled By ‘Carrier Corp’ Bombshell, Caught With Stock Of Parent Company

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Donald Trump recently scored praise from the media and several notable politicians for managing to keep 1000 jobs in the state of Indiana with the industrial systems company, Carrier. While that all sounds like a great start for Trump, don’t be fooled.

On Friday the Democratic Coalition Against Trump revealed that the president-elect owns stock in Carrier Corporation’s parent company, United Technologies. They also discovered that he recently gave Carrier $7 million in taxpayer money as a way of ensuring those 1000 jobs remain in Indiana. So once again, Trump has been caught buying off corporations as a means of advancing his own political agenda.

According to a financial disclosure form, Trump’s investment in United Technologies made between $2,501 and $5,000. The details can be read here, on page 45.

Not only was the move a publicity stunt likely aimed at improving favorability ratings among over half of the country’s population who didn’t want to see him elected, but it’s also a conflict of interest of epic proportions. This is just one small-scale example of what Trump is capable of doing as soon as he assumes office. This is blatant proof that the Trump administration will favor corporate interests, especially the ones he owns financial stock in. We’ve known for a while that Trump only loves Trump, and that he has little else on his mind besides his own self-interests.

What’s even more ironic is that on Wednesday Trump took to Twitter to declare that he will be handing over his business empire to avoid a “conflict of interest” once he is sworn in as commander-in-chief.

‘I will be holding a major news conference in New York City with my children on December 15 to discuss the fact that I will be leaving my …’

‘great business is order to fully focus on running the country in order to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! While I am not mandated to ….’

‘do this under the law, I feel it is visually important, as President, to in no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses..’

Of course, handing over his business empire does nothing to prevent conflict of interests in cases such as the Carrier deal, where Trump merely owns stock in the company and isn’t the acting CEO.

So while Trump may be trying to dupe the public into believing he has the country’s best interests in mind, it’s crucial we remain critical now more than ever. This man cares about no one but himself. And if he’s willing to spend $7 million of taxpayer money on a political stunt to make himself look good, well, then that should be proof enough.

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