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"He's trying to get their votes," he says, standing by the fenced-off entrance to a mine not far from Mitchell where he once served as Face Boss, a coal industry term for managers. "He's lying to them."

 

 

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    Finally, some in the Coal Industry are speaking the truth and calling out Donalds words as nothing more that a cheap trick to get votes.  

 

    Coal mining consultant Arthur Sullivan said that Trump has not been truthful about the prospects of bringing back coal jobs that have been declining since the 1980s.

 

     

“He’s trying to get [miners’] votes, he isn’t telling them the truth,” Sullivan said. “He’s lying to them.”

 

Sullivan said that he was particularly annoyed about the president giving false hope to coal miners because “these are really good people” and “if they have the truth, they will make the right decisions.”

 

Former coal miner Blair Zimmerman, meanwhile, told Weir that Trump was “absolutely” giving miners “false hope” about a coal renaissance that would most likely never come.

 

Deregulating stuff will help this much,” he said, making a gesture with his fingers to indicate a small quantity. “It’s not going to help a lot.”

 

      Will the RW bring out a Coal lobbiest or CEO to try and dispute these facts/

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@ManicProgressive wrote:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/07/politics/pennsylvania-coal-plants-weir-wxc/index.html

 

“But thanks largely to free-market forces, more coal-fired power plants have been deactivated in Trump's first two years in office then in Obama's entire first term. When asked about the President's claim to be the savior of coal, veteran miner and industry consultant Art Sullivan bristles.”
 
"He's trying to get their votes," he says, standing by the fenced-off entrance t.
o a mine not far from Mitchell where he once served as Face Boss, a coal industry term for managers. "He's lying to them."
 
No kidding, Art!  It's no wonder trump won the ignorant and uneducated vote.
 
 
 


 


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https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/07/politics/pennsylvania-coal-plants-weir-wxc/index.html

 

“But thanks largely to free-market forces, more coal-fired power plants have been deactivated in Trump's first two years in office then in Obama's entire first term. When asked about the President's claim to be the savior of coal, veteran miner and industry consultant Art Sullivan bristles.”
 
"He's trying to get their votes," he says, standing by the fenced-off entrance to a mine not far from Mitchell where he once served as Face Boss, a coal industry term for managers. "He's lying to them."
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