In today’s Republican nominee hypocrisy file…
- Donald Trump says he’s committed to “ensuring the wealthy pay their fair share in taxes.” Yet purported billionaire Trump is dodging taxes on the new luxury hotel he’s opening in Washington D.C.. Nightly room rates at Trump International Hotel range from $895 for a basic single to $20,000 for a “Presidential” three-bedroom suite.
- Trump has promised to punish companies that ship jobs overseas. Yet Trump’s running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, “has approved $24 million in incentives to 10 companies that sent work to foreign countries.” The Indy Star calculates that the incentives were supposed to create 1,087 jobs in Indiana but that the ten recipient companies’ offshoring is costing Indiana 3,820 jobs.
- Trump and the Republican spin machine are chortling over Anthony Weiner’s ongoing marital infidelity. Yet millions of good Christian Republicans remain committed to voting for their openly adulterous and twice divorced Presidential nominee.