Ford Motor Company has just announced that it is cancelling its plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, and will instead move it to Michigan:
— Ford Motor Company (@Ford) January 3, 2017
That would bring the estimated total number of jobs that Donald Trump has helped create—before even being officially inaugurated as president yet—to approximately 50,000+, if you include the following recent instances where Trump’s presidency has prompted companies to reinvest in the U.S.:
1. Ford Cancels Plan to Move Kentucky Plant to Mexico:
I worked hard with Bill Ford to keep the Lincoln plant in Kentucky. I owed it to the great State of Kentucky for their confidence in me!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 18, 2016
2. Carrier Air Conditioners Cancels Plans to Move Plant to Mexico:
We are pleased to have reached a deal with President-elect Trump & VP-elect Pence to keep close to 1,000 jobs in Indy. More details soon.
— Carrier (@Carrier) November 30, 2016
3. Japanese Billionaire Masayoshi Son pledging to invest $50B in 50,000 new high-tech jobs in the U.S.:
4. And lastly, of course, today’s Ford announcement to build it’s $1.6B plant in Michigan instead of Mexico