Last week, Gov. Scott Walker took to Twitter and criticized NFL players and those who support them for their decision to peacefully protest against police brutality. Sen. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) responded in a statement: “So Governor Walker didn’t have time to defend Harley-Davidson, but he has time to blow dog whistles.” > Urban Milwaukee
For many at Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary gatherings around Milwaukee last week, motorcycle culture includes a full-fledged embrace of President Donald Trump, who they say embodies their same rebellious spirit. And they defended the commander in chief, despite—or perhaps even because of—his public spat with their favored brand. > POLITICO
Harley-Davidson, Inc.’s 115th anniversary celebration this week comes at a politically tricky time for the company, which has come under public criticism from President Donald Trump for planning to move some production overseas. > Wisconsin Public Radio
Not content to undermine a NATO ally and wipe hundreds of billions of dollars in value from global stock and currency markets, President Trump followed up last week by punching a revered American company in the gut. > NY Times
Gov. Scott Walker told FOX Business Friday that he is not in favor of President Trump’s call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson. Read about or watch Walker’s segment on the show here.
President Donald Trump early Sunday tweeted his applause for Harley-Davidson owners or prospective buyers who plan to boycott the Milwaukee-based company over its decision to move some operations outside the United States in an effort to avoid tariffs. > ABC 12 Milwaukee
Harley-Davidson president and CEO Matt Levatich is speaking out for the first time about the tweets sent by President Trump last month. The Wisconsin motorcycle manufacturer was slammed by the President for moving some production overseas to avoid tariffs. > WSAU Radio Wausau