By Justin Sink - 10/29/12 03:55 PM EDT
Romney initially made the claim during a campaign stop in Defiance, Ohio, home to a GM manufacturing facility.
"I saw a story today that one of the great manufacturers in this state Jeep — now owned by the Italians — is thinking of moving all production to China," Romney said. "I will fight for every good job in America. I'm going to fight to make sure trade is fair, and if it's fair, America will win."
The Obama campaign quickly called foul, pointing out that the plant in China would be a new facility aimed at building Jeeps for Chinese customers, and that Chrysler was also adding jobs in the United States for domestic production. Chrysler also issued a statement indicating it had no plans to move American production overseas.
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