President Trump speaks at the Joint systems manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, Wednesday, 20. March 2019. (Associated Press)
Members of America’s largest autoworkers union to pay too much fees, President Trump said Wednesday during a speech at an Ohio tank plant.
The President criticized the leadership of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) and asked them to lower the membership fees for the organization with 400,000 members.
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Trump’s remarks at the Joint systems manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, known as the Lima Army Tank Plant, also referred to the idling of a General Motors plant in Lordstown, in the last year. Lord town in Eastern Ohio, about 193 kilometres East of Lima.
“You could have kept, beautiful,” Trump said, according to Cleveland.com. “Lower Your Contributions. You Lower Your Contributions.”
But the employees pay contributions to the union, not to General Motors, the report said.
A few days ago, Trump President Dave Green of the UAW Local 1112 criticized the Chapter for the Lordstown workers.
“Democrat UAW Local 1112 President David Green to its act together and produce. G. M. let our country down, but other, much better car companies in the United States in droves. I want action on Lord town quickly. Stop whining and get the job done!”, the President of the Commission wrote.
Green had criticized Trump the tax cut in an interview on Sunday with Fox News, saying it “incited companies like (GM) will pay less taxes on profits, if the products from outside our borders.”
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On Wednesday, Green on Fox News’ Dana Perino did not “said that he work any of this personally,” and he wants the legislature to. He said his Union “wants to be the only better policy,” and that he tried to stay, “the feud” between Trump and GM CEO Mary Barra.
Ohio Democrats defended Green, and the union, by 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’rourke personal meeting with the Green on Monday in Lordstown, the paper reported.
On Wednesday his speech, Trump also leveled major criticism of the Union leadership.
“I want said on the dealing with the people in the union, not the heads of the union, because the heads of the union are not honest people,” Trump, according to the Washington Examiner. “You are not honest. You are not honest, and you should lower your taxes, by the way. You should stop with the fees. You pay a lot of money.”
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The union responded with the words, it has to be a plan for the contributions, reduced to their pre-2011 levels, when the strike Fund reaches $ 850 million dollars, the Detroit Free Press reported.
Fees are to be paid to that explained according to the rules on the UAW website.