Former Carrier employee slams President Trump: 'He blew smoke up our a***s'

A former Carrier Corporation employee is expressing frustration with what she believes to be President Trump's broken promise to save jobs at the Indiana gas furnace plant.

Trump notably worked with Carrier on a deal in late November 2016 which was then detailed as getting the company to retain more than 1,000 jobs at the U.S. Carrier Corp plant in Indiana, but the company recently confirmed that 300 employees will leave as part of a previously announced plan to relocate fan coil manufacturing production lines.

55-year-old Brenda Darlene Battle, a Carrier fabrication technician whose buyout went into effect last week, told the New Yorker that she didn't believe Trump when he came through the factory in 2016.

"Trump came in there to the factory last December and blew smoke up our a***s," Battle said. "He wasn't gonna save those jobs. And, if that's the case, he would have saved us and Rexnord, a company around the corner from us that makes parts."

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This comes after the company was to receive state financial incentives and a pledge to boost the business climate by the then-incoming Trump-Pence administration.

Her lengthy interview also expresses concern for many of her co-workers, "People can't support their families," Battle claims.

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In Carrier's statement, the company says it will continue to reimburse four-year education costs for employees participating in Carrier's degree and technical vocation programs.

All team members will receive a one-time payment, severance pay, and six months medical insurance continuation after they leave.

Christina Gregg contributed to this report.

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