The editor of Forbes, Randall Lane, warned companies against hiring officials from President Donald Trump’s administration. Lane wrote that, following Wednesday’s attempted coup, there should be a …
Businesses that choose to hire Trump spokespeople will, the editor said, be held to close scrutiny.
“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.”
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 called out by name Trump’s press secretaries Sean Spicer, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Stephanie Grisham, and Kayleigh McEnany as well as Trump’s former White House counselor, Kellyanne Conway, a group to which he referred as “Trump’s fellow fabulists.”
Politico reported on Thursday that some White House staff members were worried about securing their next job.