Trump to tour Apple factory with Tim Cook on Wednesday

Trump to tour Apple factory with Tim Cook on Wednesday
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpPence: It's not a "foregone conclusion" that lawmakers impeach Trump FBI identifies Pensacola shooter as Saudi Royal Saudi Air Force second lieutenant Trump calls Warren 'Pocahontas,' knocks wealth tax MORE will tour an Apple manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas, with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday. 

White House spokesman Judd Deere confirmed an Austin American-Statesman report that the tour would occur in a tweet Saturday. 

An unidentified White House official told the newspaper that Trump, Cook and senior administration officials will hear from employees about how products are made there.

The newspaper reported that Trump will travel with Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinWorld Bank approves billion-plus annual China lending plan despite US objections On The Money: Congress races to beat deadline on shutdown | Trump asks Supreme Court to shield financial records from House Democrats | House passes bill to explicitly ban insider trading Hillicon Valley: Pelosi works to remove legal protections for tech companies from USMCA | Treasury sanctions Russian group over 0 million hack | Facebook sues Chinese individuals for ad fraud | Huawei takes legal action against FCC MORE and National Economic Council Director Larry KudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan KudlowMORE as well as his daughter Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpTech finds surprise ally in Trump amid high-stakes tax fight White House, Congress near deal to give 12 weeks paid parental leave to all federal workers Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to allow new parents to advance tax credits MORE and son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerDemocrat calls for investigation of possible 'inappropriate influence' by Trump in border wall contract Judge temporarily halts construction of a private border wall in Texas Mueller witness linked to Trump charged in scheme to illegally funnel money to Clinton campaign MORE.

Apple announced in September that it would continue manufacturing its Mac Pro in Austin after U.S. officials agreed to exempt certain computer parts from the administration's latest tariffs. Prior to the announcement, it was reported that Apple might have had to move production to China.