After visiting Austin last week, President Donald Trump tweeted that he had opened an Apple facility there. He wrote: “Today I opened a major Apple manufacturing plant in Texas that will bring hundreds of high-paying jobs back to America.” Is that a fact? Madlin Mekelburg of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.
Trump toured an Apple facility with CEO Tim Cook. The plant assembles the company’s high-end Mac Pro desktop computer. Trump also tweeted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “closed Congress because the doesn’t care about American workers.”
Hear how President Trump’s claim scored in the player above.