CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Former President Donald Trump skipped out on Wednesday night’s second GOP debate being held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Instead, he spoke at Drake Enterprises, which is a non-union auto parts company in Clinton Township.
Trump is in the running for the White House again and is likely looking for blue-collar votes in Michigan, which is a critical swing state.
The former president had a message for UAW President Shawn Fain as well.
“Shawn, endorse Trump, and you could take a nice two-month vacation, and when you come back, you guys are going to be better than you ever were,” said Trump. “Because the other way, you won’t have a vacation, Shawn. In a short time, you’re not going to have a union, jobs, or anything. It’s common sense, but unlike them, I’ll never surrender for you, and the American worker never surrenders.”
There were some UAW members in attendance.
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