“The individual defendants, aided by PwC, knowingly cause Caterpillar to engage in an improper, illegal and possibly criminal course of conduct spanning more than a dozen years.” According to the complaint, one PwC employee discussing the alleged scheme over email with a manager said they would need to “do some dancing” to defend the transaction to tax authorities, but the manager replied that they would both “be retired” before the IRS would conduct an audit.
In his prepared remarks, Trump mentioned jobs 14 times, immigration 9 times and safety 8 times.
The overall theme was big solutions to big problems. The problem is that most of the problems Trump described aren’t real. By any measure, the economy has been growing for years, net illegal immigration is low, violent crime is down significantly and terrorism kills almost no one. Political Wire
All the best problems to solve are those ones that have already been fixed.