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Hey GM Picketers: Blame Trump

Trump has voiced his support for the GM strikers, but his policies are partially to blame for their dire straits in the first place

A worker from United Auto Workers Local 440 pickets at an entrance of GM’s Bedford Powertrain factory.
A worker from United Auto Workers Local 440 pickets at an entrance of GM’s Bedford Powertrain factory. Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty

AsAs the standoff between General Motors and its employees enters day five, the political class has waded into the morass — none more notable than President Donald Trump.

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Dwyer Gunn

Dwyer Gunn

Journalist covering economics for @Medium. Words for @nytimes @Slate @NYMag. @Freakonomics alum. Email: dwyer.gunn@gmail.com

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