Looks like ABC is fact-checking the DNC.
“The Democratic National Convention on Wednesday“, reports ABC News’s Jonathan Karl, “featured three speakers billed as ‘former employees of companies controlled by Bain Capital'”:
But it turns out one of those employees never actually worked for a company controlled by Bain Capital.
David Foster was supposedly one of those former employees on the convention schedule. He told the story about 750 steelworkers who lost their jobs when the Bain-controlled company GST steel filed for bankruptcy in the early 1990s.
But Foster, according to a former spokesman for GST Steel, never actually worked for the company.
“David Foster was never an employee of GST Steel’s Kansas City plant. He was employed by the United Steelworkers of America as their regional union director to represent GST Steel, but was not employed at our facility,” according to BC Huselton, who was head of HR at GST.
Do wonder if this story will gain as much currency as did the “fact-checking” of Paul Ryan’s acceptance speech. And this follows revelations about Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s mispresentations about her own previous statements.
Does seem the Charlotte Democrats have a problem with a truth.