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1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (197 sites): Donald Trump | The Guardian: 'My friends were lied to': will coalminers stand by Trump as jobs disappear?


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The president vowed to help the industry, but it continues shrinking despite his cuts to regulations

Art Sullivan is considered something of a political heretic by other coalminers in south-western Pennsylvania, where a wave of support for Donald Trump based upon his flamboyant promises of a resurgence in coal helped propel the Republican to the US presidency.

“Many of my coalminer friends voted for him,” said Sullivan, who has spent 54 years as a coalminer and, more latterly, consultant to a struggling industry. “They were deceived. Trump had no plan, no concept of how to resurrect the coal industry. My friends were lied to.”

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