Donald Trump stated Friday that tech large Apple can be spending “huge sums” of cash within the US in a tweet forward of a dinner assembly with its CEO Tim Cook dinner.
The boys have had a number of casual conferences earlier than, together with at Bedminster, New Jersey, the place Trump is reportedly on a working vacation at his golf course.
“Having dinner tonight with Tim Cook dinner of Apple. They are going to be spending huge sums of cash within the U.S. Nice!” he tweeted at round 7 pm native time.
The assembly follows Thursday’s announcement from Apple that it has invested roughly $60 billion within the US, and at the moment employs some 90,000 folks within the nation.
Most of the tech large’s merchandise are assembled in China and the corporate opposes incoming tariffs—a difficulty Trump is fixated on—of 10 % on items manufactured in China, because of come into pressure on September 1.
Trump has rejected Apple’s requires an exemption on its merchandise, tweeting in July the corporate ought to, “Make them within the USA, No Tariffs!”
However his administration introduced Thursday tariffs on some items can be delayed till December.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to remark in regards to the dinner, and Trump didn’t tweet once more in regards to the assembly, or what was mentioned.
The president’s newest missive comes after a gaffe in March when he referred to Cook dinner as “Tim Apple”.
Trump later claimed the naming was deliberate and a “time saving” measure.
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