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President Trump speaks in Ypsilanti, Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. – President Donald Trump was greeted by applause as he took the stage Wednesday afternoon at the American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Mich. 

[The full speech is available above.]

“I’m going to fight for Michigan workers,” Trump said. “I’m going to fight to keep automotive production in the United States.”

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“Before NAFTA went into effect, by the way, NAFTA, a total disaster, there were 280,000 auto workers in Michigan,” Trump said. “Today that number is roughly 165,000 and would have been heading down big league if I didn’t get elected.”

Trump met with Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver prior to speaking at the mobility center. 

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