Robin Maynard, a 24-year Carrier employee, issued a heartfelt thank you to Donald Trump and Mike Pence during a Wednesday morning interview on Fox News.
News broke Tuesday evening that Trump had brokered a deal to prevent Carrier from moving 1,000 jobs to Mexico, and Maynard told “Fox & Friends” host Steve Doocy that he’s unbelievably grateful for Trump’s intervention.
The incoming Trump administration has reached a deal with Carrier to keep about 1,000 jobs in the U.S. rather than outsourcing them to Mexico.
Carrier, which manufactures air conditioners, attracted national attention in early 2016 due a viral video of the company’s employees reacting to the news they were getting laid off, with their jobs being sent to new production facilities in Mexico. The move was intended to save Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, tens of millions of dollars in labor costs.
President-elect Donald Trump specifically pledged to reverse Carrier’s outsourcing plan if he were elected.
“It’s not like we have an 80 percent chance of keeping them or a 95 percent. One-hundred percent,” Trump told an Indianapolis rally last April.
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