Trump Promised To Bring Jobs Back To Pennsylvania And Wisconsin — They’ve Lost The Most This Year
September 20, 2019
Trump promised to bring manufacturing jobs back to Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — that hasn’t happened. Instead, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin have lost the most manufacturing jobs in the past year.
PROMISE MADE: Trump promised to bring manufacturing jobs back to Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
Trump in Pennsylvania: “We’re going to bring back our manufacturing, we’re going to bring back our jobs that formed the backbone of the American middle class and our country as a whole.” [Valley Forge PA, 11/1/16]
Trump in Wisconsin: “I just had this written out and this is about Wisconsin trade facts. Twenty percent of manufacturing jobs have left since 2000. Nobody knows that. We’ll get you a job. We’ll get you a lot of jobs. We’re bringing our jobs back from China. We’re bringing out jobs back from Mexico. We’re going to stop people from moving to Mexico.” [Racine WI, 4/2/16]
PROMISE BROKEN: Pennsylvania and Wisconsin have lost the most manufacturing jobs in the past year.
Bloomberg: “The two swing states lost the most manufacturing jobs in the past 12 months, bucking the national trend. In Pennsylvania, home to steel mills, the number of factory positions fell by about 8,000 and in Wisconsin the loss was just over 5,000, according to regional data from the Labor Department Friday.”