President Donald Trump visiting Texas to tour Apple facilities report says
The White House has not yet confirmed the trip, and Apple declined to comment to both Reuters and KXAN.
In September, Tech giant Apple announced it would manufacture its latest line of Mac Pro computers in Austin rather than China, avoiding some China tariffs.
“The Mac Pro is Apple’s most powerful computer ever and we’re proud to be building it in Austin. We thank the administration for their support enabling this opportunity,” Cook in a statement at the time of the announcement.
Apple’s presence is well-known in Austin. It announced late last year plans for a massive expansion of its facilities in the Capital city. The move, it said, would make Apple the largest private employer in Austin. Its newest campus — located less than a mile from existing Austin facilities — will have the capacity to expand to around 15,000 employees.
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