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Trump struck the Carrier deal in the dark. An Indiana group is suing to learn details

Trump struck the Carrier deal in the dark. An Indiana group is suing to learn details

Maybe it happened in person. Or by phone. Or through email.

Kerwin Olson wanted to know how the incoming president of the United States struck a deal to save the jobs of hundreds of workers in his city — seemingly in the span of a week.

That's why Olson, director of the Citizens Action Coalition, a left-leaning Indiana nonprofit organization, filed a public records request in December for communications between President Trump's team and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's office regarding Carrier Corp., a furnace and air-conditioner manufacturer. The president took credit last year for persuading the company to keep its factory in Indianapolis, rather than relocate the plant...

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