Sergio Marchionne

Trump to auto chiefs: environmental regulations 'out of control'

Trump to auto chiefs: environmental regulations 'out of control'

President Donald Trump told the chief executives of the country's largest automobile manufacturers Tuesday that environmental regulations are "out of control" and pledged to make it easier for the companies to open assembly plants in the United States.

Trump said that a "very big push" is underway to expand all manufacturing in the U.S. in an effort to create more of the long-term manufacturing jobs that he promised on the campaign trail. Many of the states where Trump scored victories, including Ohio and Michigan, are home to many U.S. auto plants.

Tuesday's meeting comes after Trump has taken to Twitter several times in recent weeks to lambaste automobile...

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