- James Pethokoukis: If Trump plans to micromanage companies, it's a very big deal
- With tweets and interference, Trump is sending the opposite of a pro-business message, he writes
James Pethokoukis is an economic policy analyst and the DeWitt Wallace Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. The views expressed here are his own.
(CNN)Every hour, thousands of Americans leave jobs or start new ones. From that perspective, Donald Trump's nudging and pressuring to save some 800 jobs at Carrier from being shipped to Mexico is trivial -- other than to the workers themselves. But if Trump is going to keep up these micromanaging moves, even when he's kicking back in the Oval Office, then it's a very big deal.