Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

Andrew Cummings
June 14, 2017

"He and his wife Tammy were forced onto Obamacare change in 2015, and like countless others they were shocked to learn that they couldn't keep their doctors, they couldn't keep their plan as promised", President Trump told reporters Tuesday.

As U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions testified before a Senate committee, President Trump campaigned near Chicago to discuss repealing Obamacare. This week's theme is workforce development, an area where first daughter Ivanka Trump, an adviser to the president, has taken on a role as an administration spokesman.

Leaders of some of Wisconsin's biggest businesses are planning to participate in a round-table discussion with President Donald Trump about the importance of apprenticeship programs.

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta speaks during a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump, Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

The most recent Marquette University Law School poll of Wisconsin residents from March showed that more people disapproved of the job Trump had been doing than approved.

Following the event, Trump was scheduled to headline a $1,000-per-person fundraiser for Walker. And this year's budget passed with about $90 million for apprenticeships.

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