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Donald Trump Has a Job For You… Toiling on Eric’s Virginia Vineyard for $10 an Hour

Seeks Foreigners, Claiming No Americans Applied

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President Trump’s son Eric is trying to hire foreign workers at his Virginia Vineyard, because no Americans are willing to take the jobs, highlighting the fallacy of Trump’s draconian immigration policy. (Photo: Getty)

Is this what Donald Trump means about creating U.S. jobs? Son Eric Trump has hung out a help wanted sign at his Virginia vineyard, but no Americans have agreed to stoop–literally–for the work, forcing him to hire foreigners on temporary visas.

BUSINESS

Donald Trump Economy Boasts Hollow; Signals Point to Recession This Year

Fiddles Over ObamaCare as Economy Burns

Donald Trump is staring into the maw of a recession while he and the GOP Congress waste precious time grinding a political ax over ObamaCare, instead of addressing the economy . (Photo: Getty)

Donald Trump has one thing going for him amid all his troubles, he inherited President Obama’s fairly robust economy. He’s boasted about both the stock market and the latest jobs report, claiming credit for both. But a number of significant signals point to a recession later this year, possibly as early as the second quarter.

BUSINESS

Trump Tied to Rogue German Bank Accused of Laundering Russian Money

Justice Department Probing Bank's Russia Ties

Donald Trump and key family members including daughter Ivanka have ties to Deutsche Bank, which has been fine for laundering Russian money (Photo Collage: MPG)

Donald Trump and members of his family have deep ties to a German bank that’s at the center of a U.S. Justice Department investigation for laundering Russian money. The bank has loaned Trump hundreds of millions of dollars for real estate projects under “unusual circumstances,” according to bankers with knowledge of the loans.

BUSINESS

Donald Trump’s Big Lie: Why He Won’t Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs

Because He Can't Turn Back Clock on Automation

Ohio Gov. and VP-Elect Mike Pence congratulates Donald Trump on their deal to save Carrier jobs, but it was a hollow victory, according to a new study (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Ohio Gov. and VP-Elect Mike Pence congratulates Donald Trump on their deal to save Carrier jobs, but it was a hollow victory, according to a new study (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Donald Trump will never be able to bring back manufacturing jobs, a campaign promise that helped him win traditionally Democratic states like Michigan and Pennsylvania and propel him into the White House. It was a false promise from the get go, and a new study shows why.

BUSINESS

Donald Trump Saddles Up Four Horsemen for Looming Environmental Apocalypse

Like Attila the Hun In Charge of Local Village

Donald Trump's four horsemen of the environmental apocalypse from left: Rex Tillerson, Rick Perry, Ryan Zinke and Scott Pruitt. (Photo collage: MPG)

Donald Trump’s four horsemen of the environmental apocalypse from left: Rex Tillerson, Rick Perry, Ryan Zinke and Scott Pruitt. (Photo collage: MPG)

Donald Trump is carrying out his plans for unlimited fossil fuel production with the selection of four top cabinet picks who will lead the United States into an environmental Apocalypse in an effort to extract every last dollar of energy from the earth.

BUSINESS

Trump Accused Goldman Sachs of Rigging Economy, Now It’s Running Economy

Wall Streeters Take Over Key Economic Jobs

Goldman Sachs golden boys Steve Mnuchin (left) and Gary Cohn will effectively be calling the shots on the economy in the Trump administration.  (Photos: Getty)

Goldman Sachs golden boys Steve Mnuchin (left) and Gary Cohn will effectively be calling the shots on the economy in the Trump administration. (Photos: Getty)

Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton and her Wall Street pals during the election campaign for “rigging” the economy against the American people. But with his latest economic appointment Trump has effectively turned the economy over to Wall Street.

BUSINESS

Trump Private Sector Meddling Veers Into Russian Style Government Paternalism

Conservatives, Democrats Alike Are Aghast

Donald Trump spoke today  to workers at Carrier plant in Indianapolis. He warned that there will be blood if companies try to move jobs overseas.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Donald Trump spoke today to workers at Carrier plant in Indianapolis. He warned that there will be blood if companies try to move jobs overseas.
(Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Donald Trump is signaling that he intends to lord over the private sector with a heavy-handed Russian-style paternalism that will reward, or punish, corporations based on the degree of their support for his broader political objectives.

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Donald Trump Saved Carrier Jobs, But Taxpayers Will Pay for Years to Come

Political Grandstanding Aside, This is a Bad Deal

Carrier's union workers protested last year in Indiana over the company's plans to shift jobs to Mexico.  Donald Trump saved most jobs, but at what cost? (Photo by  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Carrier’s union workers protested last year in Indiana over the company’s plans to shift jobs to Mexico. Donald Trump saved most jobs, but at what cost? (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Donald Trump rode into Indiana like a white knight and saved less than 1,000 jobs at a Carrier plant he singled out during his campaign. He scored huge political points in the process, but taxpayers will have to foot the bill for years to come.

BUSINESS

With Donald Trump Tax Breaks, Corporate CEOs Plan to Line Their Own Pockets

Goldman Sachs: Stock Buybacks to Jump in 2017

Donald Trump believes massive corporate tax breaks will lead to higher growth. But a new Goldman Sachs study points to just the opposite. (Collage: MPG)

Donald Trump believes massive corporate tax breaks will lead to higher growth. But a new Goldman Sachs study points to just the opposite. (Collage: MPG)

Donald Trump is planning a massive corporate tax cut that he says will create new jobs and prompt companies to repatriate more than $1 trillion stashed overseas. But a new study predicts that CEO’s will choose to line their own pockets instead through massive stock buybacks.

BUSINESS

Salaried Workers About to Suffer First Blow Under New Trump Administration

Big Bulls-Eye on New Overtime Pay Rule

Lower-earning salaried workers will lose their right to overtime pay, if the Trump administration abolishes a new Labor Department rule.

Set ’em up, knock ’em down. Lower-earning salaried workers will lose their right to overtime pay, if the Trump administration abolishes a new Labor Department rule.

The incoming Trump administration is about to pull the rug out from under lower-earning salaried workers–the proverbial non-college educated white males who supported Donald Trump’s election. It’s likely to abolish a new regulation that would make 3.9 million workers eligible for overtime pay.

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Donald Trump Embraces Clinton’s ‘Corrupt’ Big Money Wall Street Crowd

Taps Insider to Gut SEC Regulatory Reforms

Obama SEC Commission Mary Jo White heavily fined Wall Street firms. Paul Atkins,  Donald Trump's pick to oversee financial regulations, favors fewer regulations. (Photos: Getty)

Obama SEC Commission Mary Jo White heavily fined Wall Street firms. Paul Atkins, Donald Trump’s pick to oversee financial regulations, favors fewer regulations. (Photos: Getty)

Donald Trump slammed campaign rival Hillary Clinton for her big money Wall Street ties, citing it as one more sign of Washington “corruption.” But he’s turned to a consummate insider to gut key reforms enacted after the 2008 Great Recession.