Trump Tries To Bury DEVASTATING Poverty Report (Fails)

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Trump caught misleading the public about the economy. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Nando Vila, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss.

“After a U.N. agency issued a report in May on the state of poverty in the United States, concluding that 40 million Americans are poor and more than 5 million live in “Third World conditions,” the Trump administration ridiculed the findings.

In an unusually harsh statement the following month, the administration labeled the report “inaccurate, inflammatory and irresponsible,” and included its own data in a rebuttal.

But according to internal State Department emails and a document obtained by Foreign Policy and Coda Story, a nonprofit crisis reporting website, the economic officials consulted on a draft of the rebuttal questioned the accuracy of the data the administration was citing.”*

Read more here: https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/08/02/internal-documents-show-how-trump-administration-state-department-misled-public-on-poverty/

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nando Vila

Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nando Vila

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Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)

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