TRUMP ‘ECONOMIC ADVISER’ KEVIN HASSETT

First, let’s just set something straight, Hassett is supposed to be a presidential ‘economic adviser?’ Gee, I would think anyone who advises about money would think money is a good thing, right?

But, believe it or not, Trump’s ‘Economic Adviser’ Kevin Hassett said that unpaid workers ‘are better off.’

He said furloughed federal workers who are not getting paid during the partial government shutdown are “better off” because they didn’t have to use vacation days.

“Huge share of government workers were going to take vacation days, say between Christmas and New Year’s. And then we have a shutdown and so they can’t go to work, and so then they have the vacation but they don’t have to use their vacation days,” Hassett told PBS during an appearance on “NewsHour.”