Friends of Manufacturing

Pence to Speak at Manufacturer That Sent Jobs to Mexico in 2009


Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to appear later this week at a company that drew condemnation for negotiating concessions from a union and then shifting production to Mexico anyway -- the kind of outsourcing that President Donald Trump railed against during his campaign.

Pence will speak Thursday at a suburban Detroit manufacturing site of auto supplier American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc., according to the White House, about Trump’s tax reform plans. The company is General Motors Co.’s former axle-making division and a longtime supplier to the automaker.

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