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Consultant to review utility CEO pay after Trump criticism

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority has hired a new independent consultant to take a fresh look into its executive compensation after President Donald Trump earlier this month blasted the CEO as being “ridiculously overpaid,” the federal utility’s board chairman said Thursday.

At a virtual meeting, the board announced that hiring a new consultant, Erin Bass-Goldberg of FW Cook, would be one of multiple steps taken after Trump put the agency in his crosshairs. Trump fired the former board chairman and another board member earlier this month and called for the CEO’s replacement and the position’s pay to be capped at $500,000.

The board also provided more detail about plans to reverse course on the hiring of foreign labor for information technology jobs, which piqued Trump’s interest enough that in early August he invited the workers who would be replaced to the White House.

With the pay-scale review

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Biden Campaign Trolls Trump by Snapping Up ‘Keep America Great’ Website, Which Claims to Detail President’s Failures

Joe Biden has turned one of President Trump’s pet slogans, “Keep America Great,” against the current occupant of the White House with a new website.” data-reactid=”19″Joe Biden has turned one of President Trump’s pet slogans, “Keep America Great,” against the current occupant of the White House with a new website.

The Biden-Harris 2020 campaign earlier this summer bought the rights to the keepamericagreat.com domain name and this week launched the site, which documents 12 of Trump’s alleged “promises made, promises broken.”

“Trump isn’t looking for a second term — he’s looking for a do-over,” the Biden campaign’s new site says.

The site then lists multiple issues that Trump had pledged to tackle but didn’t deliver on, according to the Biden campaign, including COVID-19; the economy and jobs; immigration; foreign policy; veterans affairs; education; health care; and infrastructure and technology. Keepamericagreat.com also encourages visitors to enter their email address to

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