WATCH: President Trump visits Milwaukee, talks trade agreement, economy

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2:40 p.m.

President Donald Trump began his speech by thanking the various Wisconsin representatives in attendance, including Sen. Ron Johnson.

Pres. Trump discussed his Salute to America and applauded those working at Derco, especially for working on the aircraft seen in Salute to America.

Since his campaign, 6 million new jobs have been created, according to Pres. Trump.

“We’re now the economic envy,” to other countries, says Pres. Trump.

The unemployment levels of African Americans, Asian Americans, and Hispanic Americans are reportedly at the lowest levels they have ever been, according to Pres. Trump.

“If it hurts American workers, we don’t do it,” says Pres. Trump, “Our agenda is 100% pro-American.”

Pres. Trumps says he recently signed a tax package which keeps jobs in America.

Pres. Trump says jobs are returning to the US, especially automobile companies, from overseas.

According to the president, previous administrations were wrong in saying manufacturing jobs were disappearing.

“NAFTA was a disaster for this country,” says Pres. Trump. He went on to say they hope to replace NAFTA with the USMCA.

Trump says the USMCA is “cutting-edge,” and will keep jobs from moving overseas.

1:30 a.m.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) — President Donald Trump is visiting Milwaukee to attend a private fundraiser and touring Derco Aerospace Inc.

Local 5’s John Domol and Justin Razavi are in Milwaukee providing updates.

A live stream of President Trump at the fundraiser will be available below.


12:00 p.m.

Local 5’s Justin Razavi is waiting outside of Derco Aerospace Inc. where President Trump is expected to speak on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

The White House claims the USMCA is the best trade agreement ever negotiated and will positively impact the lives of people in Wisconsin and across the country.

10:50 a.m.

Pres. Trump has landed in Milwaukee.

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