“There is no more beautiful sight than an American made car,” Pr*sident Trump said while he was in Michigan today, and that’s why he’s “going to fight to keep vehicle production in the United States.”
“During my first week in office I brought automobile industry leaders to the White House,” Trump said. He went on to say that no president had brought them to the Oval Office before, but he did.
This, of course, is rubbish. In fact, President Obama had leaders of all the major automakers at the White House in May of his first term to announce his plan to improve vehicle mileage standards which will save car owners thousands of dollars over the life of a car and reduce pollution dramatically.
Trump was in town today, largely to let the country know that he’s restoring a review of the emission standards put in place by the Obama administration that will raise the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) to an average of 50.8 mpg by 2025 from 35.3 mpg now.
Right before he left office, the…