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GM's Job Cuts Draw Angry Reaction in Heartland That Backed Trump

  • Cutbacks hit Ohio, Michigan -- states that Trump won in 2016
  • ‘Not happy’ Trump presses GM CEO to keep work at Ohio plant
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Trump Presses GM to Keep Jobs in Ohio
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General Motors Co.’s plan to cancel production at U.S. factories and cut thousands of jobs drew a swift rebuke in the industrial heartland where President Donald Trump posted surprising electoral wins premised on his pledge to restore manufacturing.

Members of both parties criticized the move announced Monday, citing the government aid the company has received in recent years, from the 2009 federal bailout of the auto industry to the $1.5 trillion tax cut that became law last December.