Trump: ‘Now, the Cars are Made in Mexico and You Can’t Drink the Water in Flint’
During Donald Trump’s visit to Flint, Michigan on Wednesday, the Republican nominee commented on how the automobile manufacturing industry has moved to Mexico — impacting trade — and how people in Flint can’t drink the water, much like the water in Mexico.
“It used to be cars were made in Flint, and you couldn’t drink the water in Mexico,” Trump stated. “Now, the cars are made in Mexico and you can’t drink the water in Flint.”
“That’s not good,” he added, as people chuckled in response.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) September 14, 2016
Trump visited Flint — a city that has had water trouble since the Spring of 2014 — after the Flint River wasn’t treated with the proper chemicals, which caused lead to get into the drinking water, according to Detroit News.