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WATCH: Indianapolis Carrier plant workers featured on 'The Daily Show'

Posted at 5:45 AM, Aug 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-17 05:45:44-04

Some Indianapolis Carrier workers got a little national publicity this week, as they appeared on "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central.

As part of a comedy segment criticizing Donald Trump's business acumen, with one worker going so far as to call him a "crook."

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Trump has routinely brought up Carrier's relocation to Mexico in rallies and speeches. In a rally in Indianapolis, Trump spoke directly to two members in the audience.

"Do you like the idea of taxing the hell out of those air conditioners?" Trump asked the Carrier workers.

Trump went on to trumpet a familiar stance he's taken on international trade, and what he sees the consequences for businesses who want to leave the U.S.:

"You're gonna pay a damn tax when you leave this country and you think you're going to sell product because we're all so stupid ... If I were in office right now, Carrier would not be leaving Indiana, that I can tell you," Trump said.

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Watch the full "The Daily Show" segment below. 



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