Trump: Deregulation Agenda Will 'Get the Motor City Revving Its Engines Again'
In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump said his ongoing work to cut regulations and governmental red tape will enhance the American economy.
Trump pointed specifically to the city of Detroit, Michigan, which has seen an increase in urban blight and unemployment.
Trump said previously-enacted regulations "crippled" the American auto industry, hurting the Motor City.
.@POTUS: "Many car companies are now building and expanding plants in the United States, something we have not seen for decades. @Chrysler is moving a major plant from Mexico to Michigan; @Toyota and @MazdaUSA are opening up a plant in Alabama." #SOTU https://t.co/FQTP8oYkNd pic.twitter.com/acxEJp7clh
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He said he is working to make sure his deregulation plans will "get the Motor City revving its engines again."
"And, that's what's happening," he said, pointing to a Mexican Chrysler plant relocating back to Michigan.
He said foreign automakers Toyota and Mazda will be opening plants in Alabama.
"We haven't seen this in a long time," he said.
Trump also said he "ended the war on American energy, and ended the war on beautiful clean coal" in places like Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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