The White House just plagiarized an ExxonMobil press release


The Donald Trump White House has a decidedly mixed record when it comes to the accuracy of its press releases, but lifting an entire paragraph from someone else’s statement? That’s unfortunate.

On Monday, Trump released a statement congratulating ExxonMobil for its latest “job-creating investment program.” While it’s not entirely unheard of for the government to coordinate statements with private companies, issuing copy-and-pasted corporate spin is more unusual (sigh). 

Oh, and did we mention that current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was previously CEO of ExxonMobil, where he worked for 41 years?  Read more…

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