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Foxconn is buying political insurance by setting up shop in Wisconsin: Commentator

Kellie Ell

Foxconn's decision to open its first plant outside of Taiwan in the U.S. is seen by some as a political move to protect itself from trade-war concerns. President Donald Trump praised the new plant and said it would create more than 13,000 new manufacturing jobs in Wisconsin. Meanwhile, he continued to criticize American motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson, also located in Wisconsin.