Details of Donald Trump's Carrier Deal a Mystery

ABC News' political analyst Matthew Dowd on the unknowns in President-elect Trump's deal with Carrier to keep more than 1,000 jobs in the U.S.
2:02 | 12/01/16

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Tom, we'll take a look at it now with Matthew dowd and carrier, big political win for Donald Trump and his team is signaling Steve mnuchin, his incoming treasury secretary nominee has said that we're going to see more of this. More direct intervention with companies, now, this is opportunity but limits. It's real, those thousand families or thousand individuals right before Christmas now know they have jobs and well-paying jobs that will stay in Indiana so I'm sure their children and families are very happy, but, two, symbolism. He's just president-elect but presidents rely a lot on symbolism and the symbolism of this, I didn't forget you in the midwest. I didn't forget you. Other people have forgotten you. I'm willing to go through whatever it takes. A broad question what is his economic policy. You can't do one-offs without defining it and in the end Donald Trump will be defined by 4.9%, the unemployment rate that it is today that is going into his new administration. Meanwhile, as Tom mentioned, two billionaires being nominated. Steve mnuchin several hundred million and they'll push hard for tax returns from all these nominees as they come up for confirmation. You know, before the election was over before election night I described the trump group as a pirate ship. Well, some of these nominees it looks like it's a pirate yacht that we've seen unfold in this. I think the confirmation hearings will be some of the most spectacular theater that we have seen just from all the questions from the attorney general, from the treasury, from all of those questions that are in such contrast to many things Donald Trump said during the campaign. Sarah Palin. Sarah Palin, I guess is the Elizabeth swan, the Keira knightley character in "Pirates of the caribbean." She will come in. Interesting how folks discipline in this but I think the interesting thing on January 20th he turns the black pearl over to the queen Elizabeth II and it's much more difficult to manage the queen Elizabeth II. Okay, Matthew dowd, thank you very much. Do you stay up at night trying to come up with these.

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