Forbes editor issues warning to companies intending to hire Trump officials: 'We'll assume everything you talk about is a lie'

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In the wake of Wednesday’s
attempted coup
, Forbes — the American business magazine —
has issued a warning to companies hoping to hire former officials
from President Donald Trump’s administration.

Businesses that choose to hire Trump administration alumni will,
the editor said, be held to account.

“Forbes�will assume that everything your company or firm talks
about is a lie,” the magazine’s editor Randall Lane
wrote
.  “We’re going to scrutinize, double-check, investigate
with the same skepticism we’d approach a Trump tweet,” Lane
added.

In the article titled ‘A Truth Reckoning: Why We’re Holding
Those Who Lied For Trump Accountable,’ Lane reflected on the

lies that spurred rioters
to ransack the US Capitol
building.

The easiest way for American democracy to recover from the
insurrection, he wrote, is to “create repercussions for those who
don’t follow the civic norms.”

In the Forbes article, Lane name-called Trump’s press
secretaries and a former senior counselor to the president — Sean
Spicer, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Stephanie Grisham, Kayleigh
McEnany, and Kellyanne Conway — and referred to the group as
“Trump’s fellow fabulists.”

This ultimatum follows the news that some White House staff are
worried about securing their next job, according to
Politico
.

Administration officials told the media outlet that they fear
Wednesday’s events will damage their reputations, finances, and
future careers.

Lower-level Trump staffers are also “trying to save face for
future employment,” a source told Politico.

In recent days, several
high-profile Trump officials have resigned
to distance
themselves from the president.

On Thursday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned as did
Transportation Secretary
Elaine Chao
 and former White House chief of staff
Mick Mulvaney
.

On Wednesday, Melania Trump’s chief of staff,
Stephanie Grisham
, Deputy Press Secretary
Sarah Matthews
, and Deputy National Security Adviser Matthew
Pottinger all resigned.


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Forbes editor issues warning to companies intending to hire
Trump officials: 'We'll assume everything you talk about is a
lie'