Day: September 13, 2020

Trump bragged about bringing Michigan ‘so many damn car plants.’ Zero new major plants have opened during his presidency.

President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at MBS International Airport in Freeland, Michigan on September 10, 2020. <p class="copyright">MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images</p>
President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at MBS International Airport in Freeland, Michigan on September 10, 2020.
  • President Donald Trump made claimed at a rally in Michigan Thursday night that he brought “so many damn car plants” to Michigan, Detroit Free Press reported.

  • Only one new major assembly facility has been announced in the state during his presidency, and it isn’t open yet.

  • Trump has frequently boasted the creation of auto plants when speaking to voters in swing states. Only five new car plants have been announced to open in the US since he stepped into office in 2017.

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President Donald Trump made a number of misleading and false claims Thursday night in bragging that he revitalized the auto industry in Michigan, as the Detroit Free Press reported.

Speaking to his supporters

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