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Watch–Trump Calls on GM to Reopen Ohio Plant: ‘Get it Open Now, Don’t Wait!’

During a rally in Lima, Ohio on Wednesday, President Trump called on the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) to work together immediately to reopen the corporation’s Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. This month, GM closed the first of four American plants it is expected to shutter this year while ramping up production in China. The closure of the Lordstown assembly plant resulted in the immediate layoff of about 1,600 American workers and since 2017, about 4,500 American workers have been laid off by GM in Ohio. The closing of…

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Union Workers Stand with Trump: ‘Don’t Let GM Off the Hook’ for Plant Closures

The United Auto Workers (UAW) — which represents thousands of American workers at General Motors (GM) — is standing with President Trump in his recent call for GM CEO Mary Barra to reopen the corporation’s idled Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. This week, Trump called on Barra to reopen the recently closed GM Lordstown assembly plant. The closing of the plant resulted in the immediate layoff of about 1,600 American workers and since 2017, about 4,500 American workers in Ohio have lost their jobs at GM. “Just spoke to Mary Barra,…

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Trump Gives GM Ultimatum: Reopen Closed Lordstown, Ohio, Plant

President Donald Trump this weekend called out multinational corporation General Motors (GM) for closing its first of four U.S. assembly plants it expects to shutter this year, urging GM CEO Mary Barra to quickly reopen the plant. Trump called out the automaker and Barra for laying off thousands of American workers and the recent closing of the Lordstown, Ohio, assembly plant. This year, GM announced it would stop production at four of its U.S. plants, including Detroit-Hamtramck and Warren Transmission in Michigan, Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, and Baltimore Operations in Maryland. Trump…

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Expert: Wage Hikes for Working Class Won’t Continue if Immigration Increased

Wage hikes for blue-collar and working class Americans will not continue if legal immigration levels are increased, Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Director of Policy Jessica Vaughan says. During an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Vaughan said controlling illegal and legal immigration would hike Americans’ wages, not spur a labor shortage. Vaughan said: One of the reasons the wages are so low in a lot of the occupations that immigrants are working in is because there are more people coming into those jobs, so there’s an oversupply of people. We…

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Foreign Workers Outpace Native-Born Americans in Job Growth for Six Months

Foreign workers have now outpaced American workers in terms of job growth for at least half a year, new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data reveals. In February 2018, foreign-born workers continued to make job growth gains over native-born American workers. Foreign-born workers, for example, saw more than three times as much job growth as native-born Americans last month. And while native-born Americans did not increase their labor participation rate at all year-to-year, foreign-born workers saw a 1.22 percent increase in their labor participation rate. Likewise, the number of foreign-born workers in…

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Exclusive–Mo Brooks: ‘Masters of the Universe’ Want More Immigration to ‘Decrease Incomes of Americans’

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) says the “Masters of the Universe” want more legal immigration to the United States to further diminish the incomes of American working and middle-class families. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Brooks said recent demands to increase the number of foreign workers coming to the U.S. to compete against American citizens for jobs is merely an effort by corporations to deplete the earnings of Americans. Brooks said: I’m not a part of the Masters of the Universe crowd who thinks we ought…

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Michigan: 5-in-10 Voters Favor Replacing Trump as GM Continues Layoffs

Nearly 5-in-10 Michigan voters said they will likely vote to replace President Trump in the upcoming 2020 presidential election as General Motors (GM) continues layoffs in the state and keeps working class communities in the dark about future layoffs. A new poll from EPIC-MRA finds that Rust Belt voters, by and large, may not be convinced that an economic nationalist populist agenda will prevail under Trump. In Michigan, about 49 percent of voters polled said they would vote to replace Trump with another presidential candidate, while 16 percent said they would consider…

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Watch–GM Worker Details Last Day Before Ohio Plant Closure: ‘It’s Hard to Even Fathom’

American General Motors (GM) worker Aaron Applegate detailed his last day at the multinational corporation’s Lordstown Ohio Assembly plant as GM executives close the site, just one of four being closed this year. Applegate has worked at the GM Lordstown plant for 11 years supporting his wife, Jean Ann, and four children, including his 13-year-old son Austin who has cerebral palsy. Applegate had moved to the area 11 years ago after being laid off from his job in Indiana. Now, with the closure of GM’s Lordstown plant at the expense…

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Displaced America: GM Ohio Plant Idles, 4.5K U.S. Workers Laid Off Since 2017

Multinational corporation General Motors (GM) has idled its assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio — the largest plant it will shut down this year — leaving about 1,600 American workers out of a job and displaced in the labor market. Closing Despite Big Profits  This year, GM announced it would stop production at four of its U.S. plants, including Detroit-Hamtramck and Warren Transmission in Michigan, Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, and Baltimore Operations in Maryland. This comes after GM laid off about 1,500 American workers in Lordstown in 2018, while their Mexico production remains unaffected and…

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Trump Requests ‘More’ Foreign Workers as Southern Border Gets Overrun

President Trump continues to request “more” foreign workers enter the United States to take American jobs that would otherwise go to sidelined U.S. workers as the southern border is overrun with record levels of illegal immigration. For a month, Trump has made requesting more legal immigration to the country — beyond the already historically record levels of more than 1.2 million new legal immigrants a year — part of his stump speech. The push for more legal immigration was first made in off-the-cuff comments at his State of the Union address,…

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