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‘Don’t Get Cute’ Trump Tells Harley-Davidson While Feting Foxconn

Posted June 29, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Betsy Klein – CNN)

As President Donald Trump took a victory lap at the groundbreaking of Foxconn’s $10 billion southeastern Wisconsin-based plant Thursday, he had a stern message for a neighboring manufacturer.

“Harley-Davidson, please build those beautiful motorcycles in the United States,” he said, adding, “Don’t get cute with us.”

“Build them in the USA, your customers won’t be happy if you don’t,” he said.

It was a sign of the times in the Trump economy, where the Foxconn investment comes with a price to taxpayers and Harley-Davidson faces the consequences of international tariffs. Click here to read more.