Trump Celebrates Layoffs at The Atlantic During Coronavirus Crisis: ‘Great News’

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday night to swipe at The Atlantic and call the recent layoffs of dozens of employees “great news.”

A few days ago the magazine announced layoffs of 68 employees. As Axios reported at the time:

The Atlantic is laying off nearly 20% of staff, according to an internal note from David Bradley, the publication’s chairman…

“I had thought that I would spend some substantial part of this memo explaining the reasoning behind our decision. But, I think it may speak for itself. The particular timing is clear — a global pandemic that has shuttered the economy generally, advertising acutely, and in-person events altogether,” he added.

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