President Donald Trump has issued a warning to the American people about the future of the auto industry as he prepares to make an appearance in Michigan to speak to workers.
Trump blasted Democrat President Joe Biden over his electric vehicle push.
He said Biden’s green agenda policies will destroy the American auto industry.
Trump’s comments come ahead of a planned appearance to speak to workers at a Michigan auto parts manufacturing plant on Wednesday evening.
Biden made a brief appearance in Michigan on Tuesday.
Biden joined the picket line with workers from the United Auto Workers (UAW) union for a few minutes.
The UAW members have been striking for nearly two weeks.
“Joe Biden’s draconian and indefensible Electric Vehicle mandate will annihilate the U.S. auto industry and cost countless thousands of autoworkers their jobs,” Trump said in a statement.
“The only thing Biden could say today that would help the striking autoworkers is to announce the immediate termination of his ridiculous mandate.”
The Biden administration has aggressively pushed a “transition” from gas-fueled cars to electric vehicles.
Biden has been allocating billions of dollars toward electric vehicle manufacturing.
The claimed goal of the push is to make electric vehicles