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How Trump Is Shaking Up The Way Presidents Approach Businesses03:46

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Presidents often criticize industries, or praise particular businesses. But it's exceedingly rare for a president to target an individual company.

Teddy Roosevelt did it, so did John F. Kennedy. But that's been about it until President-elect Trump criticized Carrier, Ford and Boeing. Trump has taken what many presidents have done to influence business leader from behind closed doors into the public. NPR's Sonari Glinton (@sonari) reports.

This segment aired on December 13, 2016.

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