Episode 171: Trump’s job promise — 24,999,900 to go
Why the jobs crisis is much bigger than any one president
President-elect Donald Trump is trying to make good on a big campaign promise — bring back manufacturing jobs to the U.S. The Carrier deal announced last week seems like a good start. But a jobs program that boils down to a POTUS making deals with companies could have big economic ramifications.
On the latest podcast, Jimmy talks with Adam Davidson, a writer for the New Yorker and former co-host of NPR’s Planet Money podcast. Adam explains why President Trump won’t be able to create 25 million jobs, and why the jobs crisis is much bigger than any one president.