President traveled to Austin, Texas, on Wednesday to tour a manufacturing plant with Apple chief executive Tim Cook, touting what he called a “new” facility that would bring high-paying jobs back to America.
The only problem? The plant has been making Apple computers , long before Trump was elected.
The president toured a facility run by an independent company called Flex Ltd. that assembles Apple’s expensive Mac Pro computers. During the tour, Trump suggested that his efforts to convince companies to relocate their manufacturing facilities back to the U.S. — and in particular, over the past few years — had paid off.
“We’re seeing the beginning of a very powerful and important plant,” , who has long boasted