Manufacturing In America: Fact And Fiction
WBUR - 01/05/2017
And now it’s Ford keeping jobs in the USA. After public pressure from President-elect Donald Trump, this week Ford said it would scrap plans for a new $1.6 billion plant in Mexico and instead put 700 new manufacturing jobs in Michigan. Carrier already folded job move plans from Indiana. Now Trump is threatening GM with a “big border tax” – tariffs – if it sends jobs abroad. This hour On Point, how far can Trump’s arm-twisting go to bring manufacturing jobs back to the USA?