Investor and ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary claimed Friday that blue state It’s “uninvestable” in America thanks to regulations enacted by politicians and quipped by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for being “good at killing jobs.”
The business mogul appeared on “CNN This Morning” to talk about the economy after the latest drop in US unemployment claims.
O’Leary combined with numbers, 4% unemployment rate“We are hiring every day, we are competing every day” to achieve an “extraordinary economy”.
The mogul noted an interesting wrinkle in the post-pandemic economy. people don’t want to work in the office anymore This is because many of them are used to working from home or have entered the workforce during the pandemic and have never set foot in an office.
This remote work boom has brought another big change to the new economy. “This is a competition between nations,” he said.
O’Leary said he and other investors are choosing not to invest in or expand their operations in blue states such as New York and California.
He said, “I will no longer have companies here in New York or Massachusetts or New Jersey or California. We put it in because 40% of people work elsewhere, including Boston.”
He said of a debate with pro-socialist Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts): You are punishing people if they succeed. New Jersey, what a mess! New York, no investment. ”
“CNN This Morning” anchors Poppy Harlow and Don Lemon asked guests if it was just the high taxes. O’Leary affirmed, claiming, “Oh, the regulatory environment is punitive.”
“I was in upstate New York doing a project behind the Niagara Falls power grid, which is the global data center that we are building. We had problems with state policy, so we moved it to Norway and all jobs,” said O’Leary.
“That’s New York.
Anchor Kaitlyn Collins responded that there must be “backlash from elected officials in New York.”
O’Leary retorted. Especially AOCHe then set fire to the economic policies of “Squad” members on the air, stating, “She’s good at killing jobs. She’s killing thousands of jobs.”
raised by investors Efforts of AOC To prevent Amazon from establishing a second New York City headquarters in Queens. Alfredo Ortiz, CEO of the Job Creators Network, told Fox News Digital in 2020 that her campaign had brought “25,000 high-paying jobs” to the city and sent “a message that they are no longer welcome in her city.” sent to job creators around the world.”
“Where did Amazon take their jobs? They took them away from her. She threatened to sue them if they created jobs. So this is real,” O’Leary said. asked.
Harlow tried to defend Congressman and replied, “There’s a little more to it, but let’s not re-sue it.”
“Uh, sorry, I’m just telling the truth,” said O’Leary.
https://nypost.com/2023/03/03/kevin-oleary-calls-aoc-great-at-killing-jobs-new-york-uninvestable/ Kevin O’Leary calls AOC ‘good at killing jobs’, New York ‘can’t invest’