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Kushner Led Foxconn Talks That Led To New Factory Plans

Jared Kushner led the administration’s engagement with Chinese high-tech manufacturing firm Foxconn over the company’s $10 billion investment in Wisconsin, the White House said Wednesday.

The investment, which consists of a display panel factory, is the company’s first foray in manufacturing in the U.S.

“This is a great day for American workers and manufacturing,” President Donald Trump said Wednesday.

Kushner and Reed Cornish led discussion with Foxconn “under President Trump’s direction,” according to the White House.

Contact Josh Nathan-Kazis at nathankazis@forward.com or on Twitter, @joshnathankazis.

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