Wisconsin Democrat refuses to be ‘backdrop’ in Trump’s jobs announcement

Wisconsin Democrat refuses to be ‘backdrop’ in Trump’s jobs announcement
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Rep. Gwen MooreGwen Sophia MooreFCC votes to limit program funding internet access for low-income communities More than a dozen lawmakers put family on campaign payroll Freddie, Fannie should offload risk to private insurers MORE (D-Wis.) said Wednesday that she "respectfully declined" an invitation from President Trump to appear with him at a news conference announcing the move of an electronics manufacturer to her state.

"My constituents have no interest in me entertaining the president's desire to be used as a backdrop in this photo op," Moore told the Associated Press

Trump is expected to announce that Apple supplier Foxconn plans to build a factory in Wisconsin somewhere between Milwaukee and Chicago that will create a predicted 3,000 jobs.

Republican House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanDem: Ex-lawmaker tried to pin me to elevator door and kiss me Two months later: Puerto Rico doesn’t have power, education or economy running again On Capitol Hill, few name names on sexual harassment MORE, who also represents Wisconsin, is joining Trump at the White House announcement.

Moore said she is "relieved" that Foxconn's project may provide new opportunities for her constituents, but on Wednesday she will instead participate in a Congressional Black Caucus town hall event on Twitter over current healthcare legislation.