A top Mexican economic development official, who shrugged off President-elect Trump’s campaign promise to stop U.S jobs from going to Mexico, says the Republican is “telling the truth” now that Carrier and Ford have squelched plans to ship jobs south.
From Washington Examiner
“Mr. President Trump is telling the truth. I don’t know if it is correct or not correct, but he is telling the truth,” said Jaime Garcia Astorga, secretary of economic development of Santa Catarina in the state of Nuevo Leon. “And he is making the thing that he has promised.”
He was interviewed on CNBC.
Astorga said “nobody” believed Trump when he promised to stop the outflow of U.S. jobs.
He called the Carrier shift to keep many jobs in Indiana, a wake up call for Mexico.
“This is a learning experience lesson for our city. This is a learning lesson for our state,” said Garcia.
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