‘Holy Melania!’ Jeong’s anti-Trump video on outsourcing hit at convention

Ken Jeong. Courtesy of Funny of Die.

Ken Jeong. Courtesy of Funny of Die.

“Holy Melania!”

Comedian Ken Jeong starred in a Funny or Dieproduced video aired during Monday’s Democratic National Convention prime-time kick-off called, “Donald Decoded: Outsourcing.” Jeong, along with Austan Goolsbee, the former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, go through a list of Donald Trump-branded items, including dress shirts, ties, suits, vodka and barware to see where it was made.

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“Trump tie! Probably made in Pennsylvania. China?!” Jeong says.

“Trump crystal barware?” Jeong asks.

“Slovenia,” Goolsbee replies.

“Holy Melania!” Jeong shrieks.


Donald Trump has said that under his presidency, he will pass new regulations aimed at curtailing American companies from outsourcing their manufactured products, including getting Apple to manufacture its computers and iPhones in the U.S.

“We cannot allow this to keep happening. It will NOT happen under my watch,” Trump wrote in a Facebook post after air conditioner manufacturer Carrier announced it was moving 1,400 jobs from its plant in Indiana to Mexico.

Despite denouncing the practice of outsourcing and lack of American production, Trump’s own products, as well as those branded under the names of his daughter, Ivanka, and wife, Melania, are produced outside of the U.S., including China, Mexico and Bangladesh.

And while Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hats are manufactured in the U.S., according to his website, hats with the Trump-inspired slogan “Make Florida Red Again” sold at last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland were made in China.

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