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Trump Takes Credit for Keeping Ford Plant in Kentucky

Automaker never had plans to shut down or "move" the facility.

by on Nov.18, 2016

Ford is not transferring production of its slow-selling Lincoln MKC to Mexico after all.

Ford Chairman Bill Ford called President-elect Donald Trump to inform him that the automaker would be keeping production of a slow-selling Lincoln crossover at its Louisville, Kentucky plant, and Trump took to twitter to spread the good news.

“Just got a call from my friend Bill Ford, Chairman of Ford, who advised me that he will be keeping the Lincoln plant in Kentucky – no Mexico,” he tweeted.

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After months of erroneously bashing the automaker in speeches and in social media about its production plans, the tweet seemed like a nice start to a beautiful new friendship – or at least a nice change of pace from a long string of inaccuracies. He even followed it up with another one. (more…)