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BET Founder Gives Props To Trump Economy: 'Something Is Going Right'
True Pundit ^ | Friday, April 6, 2018 | Virginia Kruta

Posted on 04/08/2018 2:08:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

BET founder Robert Johnson told CNBC Friday that he believes the Trump economy has helped the African American community. Johnson, who was America's first black billionaire, appeared on "Squawk Box" to discuss the direction of the economy following the most recent jobs report.

In spite of a slightly lower-than-expected number (103,000 new jobs vs the expected 193,000), Johnson was optimistic, citing a January report that touted the lowest unemployment rate ever recorded for African Americans. "When you look at that [January report], you have to say something is going right. You have to take encouragement from what's happening in the labor force and the job market," Johnson said. "When you look at African-American unemployment, ... you've never had African-American unemployment this low and the spread between African-Americans and whites narrowing."

Johnson even took a playful jab at the newly-appointed National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, who was his classmate at Princeton University, claiming that Kudlow's predictions for the country's economic growth might be a little too optimistic. "The economy's going to grow. It's not going to do 5, as I think Larry Kudlow suggested it could do 5. Larry and I went through Princeton, the Woodrow Wilson School together, I was smarter than he was ... I'm glad he's at the NEC, I'm gonna call him and tell him 'welcome to DC'."

But Johnson's overall assessment was that, economically speaking, things are still likely to get better. Praising the Trump tax cuts, recent job growth, and relatively stable interest rates, he concluded, "I believe the economy is on a strong growth path."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: bet; economy; larrykudlow; princeton; robertjohnson; trumpeconomy
BET Founder Robert Johnson On President Donald Trump's Economy | CNBC

BET Founder Robert Johnson On President Donald Trump's Economy | CNBC

1 posted on 04/08/2018 2:08:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
That's gonna leave a mark.

2 posted on 04/08/2018 2:10:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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http://dailycaller.com/2018/04/06/bet-founder-trump-economy-something-going-right/


3 posted on 04/08/2018 2:10:53 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: SunkenCiv
Yeah, and that something is called

TAX CUTS!

4 posted on 04/08/2018 2:11:12 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: SunkenCiv

Yeah, but Trump is a racist.


5 posted on 04/08/2018 2:12:16 PM PDT by Leep (Make The Swamp Small Again!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Well now!!
I’ll bet there were audible gasps in the audience.
They could not wait to get to Twitter and call him a sell out or Uncle Tom. Maybe he’s trying to signal to other black people, that, it’s time to accept our president and hope he succeeds for good of the country.

I recall a year ago when Dianne Feinstein said we may as well try to work with this president. The Lib audience could not believe what they were hearing!! She had to walk it back a day later.


6 posted on 04/08/2018 2:13:45 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: lee martell

Good for him and she really said that?!

Broken clock?

He’s a billionaires uncle Tom who deserves to go to prison /s


7 posted on 04/08/2018 2:18:26 PM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Someone will have a “talk” with him and he will retract his remarks.


8 posted on 04/08/2018 2:19:32 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: SunkenCiv
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To use an un-PC meme especially suitable for this thread.

9 posted on 04/08/2018 2:23:45 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Hillary or Bernie could fix this in 2020.


10 posted on 04/08/2018 2:24:38 PM PDT by umgud
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To: SunkenCiv

Uh oh financially empowered, black folk doesn’t bode well for the Democrats who need black Americans to believe they’re victims and need lots of government services and hand outs.


11 posted on 04/08/2018 2:25:16 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: SunkenCiv

Doctor! Doctor, come quick!

The patient has exhibited signs of cerebral activity.

It’s a miracle.


12 posted on 04/08/2018 2:29:30 PM PDT by dsc (Our system of government cannot survive one-party control of communications.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Will he get labeled as an Oreo cookie by the libtards and tribal followers of them?


13 posted on 04/08/2018 2:48:18 PM PDT by tflabo (Varmints)
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To: SunkenCiv

Don’t worry, the content of BET and the stereotypes and narrative it pushes won’t change.


14 posted on 04/08/2018 2:48:22 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: SunkenCiv
They have him on about once every other month, and he is the most pro-growth black man on the planet.

The Chinese will probably hire him in five years to run Africa, no shit.

15 posted on 04/08/2018 3:17:08 PM PDT by StAnDeliver ( Parkland is the most massive failure in law enforcement since 9/11)
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To: StAnDeliver

Bookmark


16 posted on 04/08/2018 3:20:51 PM PDT by publius911 (Declaration: MSM, I am so over watching or listening to bald perverts, thugs and sluts)
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To: SunkenCiv

Looking at his picture, I like him already !


17 posted on 04/08/2018 5:11:40 PM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: �Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: SunkenCiv
But Johnson's overall assessment was that, economically speaking, things are still likely to get better. Praising the Trump tax cuts, recent job growth, and relatively stable interest rates, he concluded, "I believe the economy is on a strong growth path."

That's flat out great news... many thanks to Robert Johnson...

18 posted on 04/08/2018 10:04:12 PM PDT by GOPJ (While China was distracting Congress w/cash they cornered the Earth Elemental Markets...)
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To: GOPJ

Check out the robertjohnson keyword (should be above), he’s had a wide variety of views — basically, he’s a good old fashioned free market advocate, with some twists.


19 posted on 04/09/2018 2:15:05 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: StAnDeliver

Africa could do worse, in fact, has done worse, in fact, is doing worse.


20 posted on 04/09/2018 6:02:50 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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