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brooklynite

(96,641 posts)
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 08:00 AM Jun 13

Statement on Trump Speaking at Business Roundtable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2024
Statement on Trump Speaking at Business Roundtable
Workers and Businesses Can’t Trust Con Man Donald Trump

Today, as Donald Trump is set to speak to the Business Roundtable, a few quick reminders:

Donald Trump is a failed businessman and a failed president.

He failed as a casino owner, filing for bankruptcy six times. He failed as an airline, university and hotel owner. He failed as a steak, water, and vodka salesman. He failed at a board game and a magazine. He failed to pay his taxes.

Donald Trump’s record is clear: He was the worst jobs president in modern American history.

He broke promises and failed states like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Trump’s plans for a second term are even worse:
Experts say his agenda for the economy will “raise costs for consumers,” “increase the inflation rate,” and even spur a “recession”
Will hurt the US economy by accelerating inflation, killing jobs, depressing growth, and spooking investors
Will cost the economy nearly 700,000 jobs and increase the unemployment rate
Will increase Americans’ costs by $500 billion a year and $1,700 per family
Will send inflation skyrocketing and raise costs for American families and businesses
Will raise costs on food
Will cut Social Security and Medicare
Will repeal the Affordable Care Act, increasing health care costs

Joe Biden is leading America out of the mess Donald Trump left us in.

America under Joe Biden has:

The strongest economy in the world: Joe Biden’s investments in America have created high economic growth, the unemployment rate is at historic lows, household wealth has surged, and wages are rising faster than costs, especially for the working class
Helped to create over 15 million new jobs, built new factories, protected American workers, and spawned a startup boom
Unemployment sits at or below 4% for the more than two years – the longest continuous stretch since the 1960s
Stock market highs – across every major index
Rising incomes across every income level – and outpacing inflation
Inflation is easing
Food and gas prices down
Shrunk the wage gap between Black and white workers – and between those with and without a college degree
Hit all time highs in energy production
Violent crime is down

The following is a statement from Biden-Harris 2024 spokesperson James Singer on Donald Trump’s speaking at the Business Roundtable:

“Donald Trump couldn’t run a lemonade stand, let alone our country. He is a fraud, a crook, and a failed businessman and president who left America in economic ruin.

“Donald Trump’s chaos hurt workers, small businesses, and families across America.

“The choice is clear: Joe Biden has created a booming economy for all Americans, with rising wages, more than 15 million new jobs, and stock market highs, and is building an economy for the future.”

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marble falls

(59,585 posts)
1. TFG must have heard they were serving hamberders, pizza served with knife and fork, and taco salads at round tables.
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 08:03 AM
Jun 13

thesquanderer

(12,150 posts)
16. Statement is ABOUT tfg speaking at Business Roundtable, not a statement FROM them. But...
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 11:51 AM
Jun 13

...as for who the statement is from, since it is not linked/attributed to any other source, I'm guessing the statement is from Brooklynite.

sop

(11,010 posts)
3. Only thing the Business Roundtable wants to hear from Trump are promises of more tax cuts for the wealthy
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 08:15 AM
Jun 13

and further government deregulation. After that they wouldn't care if he shits himself while prattling on about sharks.

PatSeg

(49,183 posts)
6. Well said
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 08:34 AM
Jun 13

Lawrence O'Donnell did an excellent segment last night about how businesses do better under Democrats, yet they usually still support republicans for the tax cuts.

Farmer-Rick

(10,643 posts)
7. Yes, but he promised to give the filthy-rich our tax dollar
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 08:39 AM
Jun 13

By cutting their taxes and giving them all sorts of subsidies and government money give aways.

And the filthy-rich control America, well at least they control a lot of politicians, judges and supreme court justices.

dlk

(11,879 posts)
10. Larence addressed the stupidity of Republican businessmen on his show last evening
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 09:20 AM
Jun 13

It's worth watching. Businesses do better under Democratic presidents and the numbers tell the story. When a group's keynote speaker has six bankruptcies under his belt, one can only wonder, how stupid can they be?

Hotler

(11,660 posts)
11. Don't fool youselves. They will not cut S.S.. ... They will steal every penny of it. And they won't stop there. nt
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 09:28 AM
Jun 13

Dave Bowman

(2,391 posts)
12. "He failed as a steak, water, and vodka salesman..."
Thu Jun 13, 2024, 09:29 AM
Jun 13

Can't wait to see how badly his gold sneakers will fail. And the golf courses without liquor licenses... And on and on
it goes.

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