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President Trump tweets about Arkansas property owner's generous act

President Donald Trump tweeted about Arkansas landlord Clay Young's act of kindness this morning (Mar. 21).
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JONESBORO, Ark. — President Donald Trump tweeted about Arkansas landlord Clay Young's act of kindness this morning (Mar. 21).

Clay Young is a landlord in Jonesboro who waived the rent of five restaurants and told them to pay their employees instead.

Young did this in efforts to help tenants and their employees during these rough times the coronavirus pandemic has caused. 

This morning, the news got to the president and he retweet it saying:

"Great story. Thank you to Mr. Young of Jonesboro, Arkansas!"