The Art of the Deal: Carrier Announces They’re Keeping 1,000 Jobs in Indiana

This is the art of the deal. For many this was the reason they voted for Donald Trump. From the very start of his campaign, Trump vowed to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States and lure jobs back to the U.S. and the decision by Carrier, the big air-conditioner company, to move 1,400 jobs from Indiana to Mexico was mentioned more than once near the end of the campaign. Carrier had planned to move production from a key factory in that state to Mexico, taking with it the roughly 1,400 jobs of those who work at the Indiana plant.

Tonight Carrier announced that thanks to President-Elect Trump and Vice President-Elect Pence about 1,000 of those jobs will be staying put.


On Thursday, the President-Elect and his VP Mike Pence, who is still Indiana’s governor plan to appear at Carrier’s Indianapolis plant to officially announce they’ve struck a deal with the company.

Terms of the deal have…

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