Tommy Thompson trusts Trump on Harley-Davidson


Former Gov. Tommy Thompson says he trusts President Donald Trump’s strategy on trade, despite his attacks on Harley-Davidson. An avid Harley rider, Thompson said he thinks Trump has a game plan when it comes to the Wisconsin company. > AP News

Trump tours Foxconn as Harley trouble rumbles up the road

After repeatedly bashing the leadership of an iconic American manufacturer this week, President Donald Trump is set to be 30 miles away from its Wisconsin headquarters Thursday to praise a Taiwanese company for bringing jobs to a state critical to his re-election. > Bloomberg

Trump continues to slam Harley-Davidson for moving production overseas

Trump escalated his scolding of Harley-Davidson on Tuesday for its plans to move production overseas, threatening to raise taxes on a Wisconsin brand that he said has lost its aura. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Vos says he’s open to incentives for Harley

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he’s open to considering tax breaks to keep Harley-Davidson jobs in the state, but he feels existing incentives are competitive. President Trump has been tweeting criticism of Harley this week after the company announced it was shipping some motorcycle production overseas to avoid European Union tariffs. > FOX 6 Milwaukee

Walker on Harley: Best answer is no tariffs

As Harley-Davidson decides to shift some production overseas to avoid raising prices for customers, Gov. Scott Walker continued his call for no tariffs in Appleton Tuesday: “I’ve said it repeatedly, and I said it at the White House last week… I believe the best answer for this issue regarding trade is to have no tariffs.” > ABC 2 Green Bay

Harley-Davidson, stung by tariffs, shifting some production overseas

Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, announced it will begin shifting the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to facilities overseas. > Wisconsin State Journal

State bracing for retaliation tariffs on Harley-Davidson and ag products

Harley-Davidson motorcycles, dairy products, ginseng, cranberries and other Wisconsin goods are likely to feel the sting of retaliation from steep tariffs announced Thursday by the White House on foreign metals. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel