State of the Union fact check: Trump claim on automotive plants coming back was partially true
President Trump on Tuesday hailed automotive companies for their U.S. expansion plans, effectively taking credit for new vehicle production.
"Many car companies are now building and expanding plants in the United States — something we haven’t seen for decades," Trump said.
That's true and false.
Yes, several automakers have announced plans to move automotive manufacturing to the U.S. since Trump took office. Most significantly, Toyota and Mazda announced plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Huntsville, Ala.
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