Transcript for President Trump travels to Ohio
I'm John Parkinson in Lima Ohio and you're watching ABC news live. President Donald Trump here to the Buckeye State today to tour this manufacturing facility where the M one Abrams tank has been produced for nearly forty years. This the last facility that even produces tanks in the Western Hemisphere and the president will be taking a victory lap after the plant nearly closed during the Obama administration. As part of his defense budgets which when he 192020. The president has requested eleven billion dollars to buy Abrams tanks as well as a Stryker combat vehicle which is also manufactured here in Lima. While the president is expected to tout the intersection of economic and national security today. He could go after General Motors for closing its plant nearby Lordstown Ohio. Trump spoke to GM CEO Mary Parra on Sunday urging her to sell the shuttered plan. After closing it and laying off thousands of auto workers the president's trip to Ohio a key battleground state in the 20/20 election. It's happening as a democratic challengers crisscross the country so we may hear some campaign undertones today. Or ABC news live I'm John Parkinson in Lima Ohio.
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