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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost | The Daily Caller

Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost | The Daily Caller:

"This Labor Day, America has 83,000 fewer coal jobs and 400 coal mines than it did when Barack Obama was elected in 2008, showing that the president has followed through on his pledge to “bankrupt” the coal industry.

A 2015 study found the coal industry lost 50,000 jobs from 2008 to 2012 during Obama’s first term. During Obama’s second term, the industry employment in coal mining has fallen by another 33,300 jobs, 10,900 of which occurred in the last year alone,"