Trump Visits Boeing Plant In South Carolina To "Talk Jobs"; Live Feed

Tyler Durden's picture

Earlier this morning Trump announced that he was heading to Charleston, South Carolina "in order to spend time with Boeing and talk jobs!" and moments from now, at 1pm EST, he will take the stage to make some public comments following his visit.

 

The visit by Trump comes just days after employees of the South Carolina Boeing facility, which manufactures the 787 Dreamliner, made news on the jobs front with 74% of employees voting against unionization efforts by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.  Per Reuters:

Boeing handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation.

 

The secret ballot vote, conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at polling locations throughout the North Charleston plant, was the first for Boeing and a high-profile test for organized labor in the nation's most strongly anti-union state.

 

The NLRB said 74 percent of the 2,828 workers who cast ballots voted against joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

 

“We will continue to move forward as one team,” Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president in charge of Boeing South Carolina, said in the post.

 

In a statement, IAM lead organizer Mike Evans said: “We’re disappointed the workers at Boeing South Carolina will not yet have the opportunity to see all the benefits that come with union representation.”

Of course, the Trump administration got off to a rocky start with Boeing after he publicly threatened to cancel a $4 billion contract associated with the construction of a "brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents" due to "out of control" costs. 

 

In response to the Trump tweet, Boeing was forced to quickly put out a statement vowing to "work with the U.S. Air Force" on the "out of control" costs to calm its nervous shareholders and save its stock which went into a free fall.

“We look forward to working with the US Air Force on subsequent phases of the program allowing us to deliver the best plane for the president at the best value for the American taxpayer."

 

“We are currently under contract for $170 million to help determine the capabilities of this complex military aircraft that serves the unique requirements of the President of the United States.”

With that, tune in below to see what new madness today's comments will bring.

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Swamp Yankee's picture

Boeings are way better than those tin-foil Airbus eurotrash ships.

Kotzbomber747's picture

Boeing has had massive quality issues with 787's manufactured in Charleston:

https://www.google.com/#q=boeing+787+charleston+quality+issues&newwindow=1

Typical "Penny wise, Pound foolish" and "quick Buck" American thinking: hoping to save a few pennies on labour costs and hoping to camouflage any quality issues by the usual American sales talk and a bullshit hype.

Hahahaha, it's like some watching some kind of high school pep rally/Apple product launch, and now they even have some fucking reverend that is praying!

p.s. I've flown both Boeings and Airbusses, both have their advantages and disadvantages.

p.p.s. more fucking praying. Seems like they need Divine intervention to 'bless the fleet'  hahaha! What's next? A Thai monk? Elizabeth 'Pocahontas' Warren doing some sort of tribal dance?

Never One Roach's picture

abc just reported Hillary had a seizure when she heard The Donald is going to Make America Great Again and create more jobs.

 

Hillary and Soweeto hate job creation. Gets them upset.

MarkD's picture

Take a shot everytime Trump says "Believe Me"

You will be drunk in no time

Shocker's picture

Time to turn this economy around

Compaines that are actually hiring - http://www.dailyjobfix.com

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Escrava Isaura's picture

Wait a minute!

Didn’t Trump say to cancel Boeing’s new Air Force One because Boeing cost was out of control?

Now the workers are cheering him while saying no to a union that would make them stronger?

It makes no sense.

 

 

doomchild's picture

Planes are not the problem people are - http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2013/02/01/10-terrible-airline-pilots-hope...

Not to mention box-cutter carrying Egyptians/Saudi Arabians who can really absolutely ruin things for you. 

Check out this fake Air India pilot bitch with a fake flying license who landed an A320 on the nose - https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2011/03/23/air_india_pilots_bought_fa...

Everytime I am in a Boeing or an Airbus I thank the engineers who design these machines. I think these planes are capable of absorbing a massive number of mistakes/abuses committed by air crew.

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-09/trump-effect-action?page=2

(Trump) Says “I don’t like aviation fees and taxes, I’ll be honest with you” and “raising fees will just hurt you”

And the punchline from Trump: “don’t worry about the money. I’ll be able to get the money”

TheLastTrump's picture

Douchebag CTR/ Media Matters/ Russian troll brigade/ Share whatever the fuck you are.

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

I thought the left was hostile to Russia and claimed DJT was colluding with them??  You make no sense

 

All your comments are in bold.  You must be one of (((them))).  Seems like a tactic (((they))) would use.

PoasterToaster's picture
PoasterToaster (not verified) BigFatUglyBubble Feb 17, 2017 2:20 PM

How do you like being on the losing side?

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

Take the red pill and get out of the false left/right paradigm

CompassionateConservative's picture

Who cares what tRump had to say.  He's a fucking NAZI.  To hell with white working class families!!!  I speak for all Jews and progressives when I say this.

PoasterToaster's picture

Terrible.  0 out of 10.

SunRise's picture

You know them all and each individual view huh?

lakecity55's picture

I have a friend there right now, I'll get a non-msm report later.

 

 

besnook's picture

is that some form of ebonics that guy is speaking. why can't legacy americans speak proper english. jesus he sounds stupid.

Atomizer's picture

Welcome to Charleston,SC: President Trump. We love you.

You should of visited BOSCH and General Dynamics in North Charleston. It's weekend, The airforce base would of been nice. I don't make your travel plans, let us know so you can hit high level manufacturing sites. Plus our naval base. 

Have a good weekend. We are so proud of you Mr. President Trump. Give the children a big hug for us. 

http://www.generaldynamics.com/

 

SRV's picture

Are you watching Jake... lol!

Atomizer's picture

On a P&Q (pints and quarts). Get a investigation on leakers. The comedians hit Maxine Waters early this week, McCain was nabbed as well.

Your enemies are within. Regarding Flynn, just tell them it was insubordination for him lying to Pence. These fuck knobs don't understand that term. Then move on. 

 

SRV's picture

I ran an aerospace chemical processing facility (corrosion resistance processes) in Canada.

Boeing requires an onsite, detailed approval for 'each' individual process they approve at a given facility (we had over a dozen for Boeing alone).

Airbus never set foot in our facility, and instead simply gave the landing gear Prime the authority to approve these critical processes on their own (essentially based on the Boeing approvals) and do the processing to generic Mil Specs (less detail requirements).

That's called cutting cost... and safety!

Atomizer's picture

As many of you know I hate snow and Ohio. You bring back memories of TRW who was purchased by Lucas Aerospace. I still have my old TRW shirts. It was located on Lena Dr in Aurora, OH. As a kid, we golfed in Munson, OH TRW course. It was next to Alpine Valley ski resort. 

From what can see, Lucas moved to Aurora CO. What puzzles me, some aircraft manufacturer showed up in Strongsville, OH. Don't remember name. They bought a building on Foltz parkway in Strongsville, OH. I'll need to research. 

I remember Lucus Aerospace had a satellite location in Macon, GA. 

How do I know, my second wife. This was all back in the 90's. We were in two opposite locations in life. She was managing aircraft gear, I was out of country. It didn't work. Anyways, good observation. 

 

 

Atomizer's picture

SRV,

I can't remember everything. The old TRW golf course was sold as Fowler's Mill. Chesterland township must of captured Munson. I don't care. 

Regarding that place in Strongsville, it goes by the name of Héroux Devtek or HDI landing gear USA. I don't know shit about this company. They could be defunct. I don't know. 

HDI Landing Gear USA - JSfirm.com

Atomizer's picture

Have fun in Melbourne, FL. It will be strange not seeing the Trump jet. Have a good time. 

lakecity55's picture

AF 1 Is gonna fly over the ranch!

Fighters are taking off right now.

Go President Trump!
USA!

Man, it's graet having a US citizen as President again instead of that muslim gay dude from Indonesia!
What was the last guy's name, I can't remember. He was a muslim under control of the bolsheviks. Bath Home, or something...

scintillator9's picture

I remember all of the jokes about Jimmy Carter from the 1970's and early 80's yet.

He seems like such a gentleman now, looking back.

At least he actually wore a sweater and turned down his thermostat vs. telling everyone about the evils of climate change while flying across the globe in a jet and being carted around in a limousine.

Jimmy Carter also foresaw this:

“erosion of our confidence in the future is threatening to destroy the social and the political fabric of America.”

The president went on to warn against “fragmentation and self-interest” in American society, and the likelihood of “chaos and immobility” that he saw clouding the country’s future.

 

PoasterToaster's picture
PoasterToaster (not verified) scintillator9 Feb 17, 2017 3:41 PM

He told us all to do without what we were used to having as middle class people- because he and his asshat friends had a plan to reduce our standard of living during a Globalist 1.0 fake crises.

Fuck Jimmy Carter.

scintillator9's picture

I do agree with one's points, for he did sign an accord with China in early 1979 which paved the way for a lot of what was to come.

 

 

PoasterToaster's picture
PoasterToaster (not verified) lakecity55 Feb 17, 2017 3:40 PM

He wasn't controlled by Bolsheviks.  He IS a Bolshevik.  I'd call him a traitor but that doesn't make sense since he is at least half foreigner, and only half rich white CIA spawn.

Cassandra.Hermes's picture

Ironically the jobs are created because of Obama drop of Iran embargo, and the deal to buy 80 aircraft valued at $16.6 billion

vesna's picture

I prefer Tupoljev, go Trump, let's JSC take over Boing! 747 with a red star on it..

JailBanksters's picture

Boing, another example of an American Institution that could not exist without Government Subsidies.

Privatize the Profits and Socialize the Losses.

All trump can do is, give Boing more Government Subsidies in order to compete with subsidies of Airbus.

 

makinbacon's picture

Wow....Boeing didn't tuck tail and decline a visit from President Trump?....because of skinny guys in hoodies may protest? ,

LIKE HARLEY DAVIDSON DID!....( maybe their projected consumer is feminized males ? )

Remind me to trade my Harley for a jet!