Trump administration admits lying about American coal miners’ jobs

This video from the USA says about itself:

Trump Team: We Lied About Coal Jobs Coming Back

3 June 2017

Coal “doesn’t make sense any more.” Is there anything the Trump administration hasn’t lied about? Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.

Whether or not the United States will remain in the historic Paris climate agreement is a major question surrounding President Donald Trump’s trip to Italy for the G7 Summit. Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, was asked about the decision aboard Air Force One on Thursday, and had some surprising answers.

Cohn told reporters that coal doesn’t “make that much sense anymore,” but that pushing renewables could make America “a manufacturing powerhouse.” The words seem off-message from a White House that has promised repeatedly to bring back coal jobs and just proposed massive cuts to federal investment in clean energy.

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