Metal plant that laid off lots of within the pandemic options in new Trump marketing campaign advert


“I really feel very assured in President Trump’s capability to get our financial system again to the place it was, and even higher,” a lady claiming to be a small enterprise proprietor says within the advert. “Earlier than the pandemic, our financial system was one of the best it had ever been, one of the best on the planet. If Donald Trump stays president, my outlook for the long run is extremely optimistic. It’s limitless.”

She speaks over what look like inventory pictures and pictures of Trump touring that U.S. Metal plant. Dan Simmons, the Steelworkers union native president representing that plant, informed Vice, “We’ve simply been struggling this yr, it’s been a continuing wrestle. it’s been ‘lower lower lower,’ and the worth of metal hasn’t been favorable. The aid we bought from the 232 [Trump’s steel tariffs] isn’t there now.”

However hey, Trump in that custom-made exhausting hat (together with his identify on the entrance and 45 on the again) will positive make his base very impressed with what a pacesetter he’s. So long as they maintain ignoring the place he’s main the nation.