“Trump vs. a union leader” is another fight he can’t lose…

This is the most predictable story ever….

Union leader attacks Trump?

President-elect Donald Trump “lied his ass off” about the terms of the deal to keep Carrier manufacturing jobs in the United States, the Carrier union’s president said Tuesday.

United Steelworkers 1999 President Chuck Jones was optimistic when Trump first promised to save the jobs of 1,350 workers at Carrier’s Indiana plant, The Washington Post reports. Carrier had originally planned to move the jobs to Mexico, but decided to keep 730 of the jobs in Indiana after receiving $7 million in tax breaks from the state, where Vice President-elect Mike Pence is governor.

Jones told the Post that he hoped Trump would explain at a Dec. 1 meeting that 550 of the Carrier jobs weren’t saved.

“But he got up there,” Jones said, “and, for whatever reason, lied his ass off.”

Trump obviously responded to the guy calling him a liar…

So his argument is that the head of the Steelworkers union lost jobs and he saved them?

Mostly true.

Clutch your pearls everyone…

Jones, a union leader in Indianapolis, represents the Carrier workers whose jobs Donald Trump has pledged to save. He said the sudden attention from the country’s next leader didn’t feel real.

“My first thought was, ‘Well, that’s not very nice,’ ” he told The Washington Post on Wednesday night. “Then, ‘Well, I might not sleep much tonight.’ ”

Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told The Post on Tuesday that he believed Trump had lied to the Carrier workers last week when he visited the Indianapolis plant. On a makeshift stage in a conference room, Trump had applauded United Technologies, Carrier’s parent company, for cutting a deal with him and agreeing to keep 1,100 jobs that were slated to move to Mexico in America’s heartland.

Carrier, he said, had agreed to preserve 800 production jobs in Indiana. (Carrier confirmed that number.) The union leader said Trump appeared to be taking credit for rescuing 350 engineering positions that were never scheduled to leave. Five hundred fifty of his members, he said, were still losing their jobs. And the company was still collecting millions of dollars in tax breaks.

Yeah, you only saved 800 jobs! Take that!

So the actual story here is that people on the Internet are mean?

FACT CHECK: TRUE.

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