In launching his reelection campaign, Trump repeated a claim abo

Wildwood - In launching his reelection campaign, Trump repeated a claim about new auto plants and a booming industry. In reality, GM, -0.11%, is laying people off and plans to close four U.S. factories. Both GM and Ford, -0.50%, also are letting go of white-collar workers in restructuring. This fits a pattern of Trump falsely boasting of unexpected or unusual gains in the auto industry.

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7/03/2019
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