Ohio: Trump touts manufacturing job growth, criticises GM

Trump touts his achievements in creating manufacturing jobs, but the situation in the car industry is looking shaky.

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    US President Donald Trump has been visiting the army's battle tank factory, in the city of Lima, Ohio.

    Trump's increases in defence spending have been good news for the plant.

    But steel tariffs and job cuts by automakers like General Motors are some of the challenges that make this official trip more like a campaign stop.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Lima, Ohio.


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