President Donald Trumps was last in Michigan for a Jan. 30 speech at Dana Inc.’s plant on Van Dyke Avenue in Warren.
President Donald Trump is coming to Michigan on Thursday to tour a Ford Motor Co. plant in Ypsilanti. This is here the automaker and GE Healthcare are assembling ventilators for the coronavirus pandemic response, Crain’s has learned.
A White House official said Sunday that the president will visit Ford’s Rawsonville Components Plant and speak about the collaboration between the Dearborn-based automaker and General Electric Co.’s health care division.
The event will mark Trump’s first trip to Michigan during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump was last in the state on Jan. 30 for a speech at Dana Inc.’s Van Dyke Avenue auto parts plant in Warren.
To mark the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal his administration spent three years working to forge to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1994.
Ford confirmed Trump’s visit to the Rawsonville plant in a statement Sunday night.
“The White House asked to visit Ford’s Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti, Mich., as part of the president’s tour to thank businesses producing PPE and important medical equipment,” the company said in a statement. “We’re proud to assemble more vehicles in the U.S. Than any other automaker and welcome Thursday’s visit as part of Ford’s longstanding history of hosting sitting presidents and senior government leaders.”