Trump Attacks The UAW For GM’s, Yes, GM’s, Layoffs Of 14,000 Workers In Bizarre Tweet

President Donald Trump is no stranger to outrageous tweets. But his latest one where he went after the UAW has us scratching our heads.

USA Today reports:

“President Donald Trump targeted General Motors and a United Auto Workers leader in weekend tweets urging the car maker to reopen its manufacturing plant in Lordstown, Ohio.

At 1:38 p.m. Sunday, Trump tweeted: ‘Democrat UAW Local 1112 President David Green ought to get his act together and produce. G.M. let our Country down, but other much better car companies are coming into the U.S. in droves. I want action on Lordstown fast. Stop complaining and get the job done! 3.8% Unemployment!’

The tweet at Green came a day after Trump urged GM, also on Twitter, to reopen the Ohio plant, which just made its last Chevrolet Cruze:  ‘Because the economy is so good, General Motors must get their Lordstown, Ohio, plant open, maybe in a different form or with a new owner, FAST! Toyota is investing 13.5 $Billion in U.S., others likewise. G.M. MUST ACT QUICKLY. Time is of the essence!’

In the Saturday tweet, Trump was referring to Toyota announcing last week that it plans to expand investment in U.S. manufacturing plants as the Japanese automaker bolsters its North American production presence amid concerns about tariffs.

The automaker deepened its commitment to American factories with plans to invest $13 billion in the period from 2017 to 2022, up from a previous plan of $10 billion.”

For the rest of the story, visit USA Today here.

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