Thursday, July 27, 2017

Trump Says Upstate New Yorkers Should Move, Leave Homes Behind

By Larry Rulison

President Donald Trump's praise of an Apple supplier's decision to spend $10 billion for a Wisconsin campus — and his remarks that upstate New Yorkers should go where the jobs are — left some in his home state disheartened.

Foxconn Technology Group announced Wednesday at a White House event with Trump that it would build a new liquid crystal display factory in southeastern Wisconsin and create up to 13,000 jobs over time.

Wisconsin beat out New York, which had been a finalist in Foxconn's selection process and had pitched a 400-acre location outside of Utica owned by SUNY Polytechnic Institute called the Marcy Nanocenter.

Trump's praise of Wisconsin and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou came a day after he trashed upstate New York and the state's job creation efforts, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal published Tuesday night. 

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Source: (via The Empire Report)

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