Wisconsin Business Leaders Meet With President Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Leaders of some of Wisconsin's biggest businesses are to participate in a round table discussion with President Donald Trump about the importance of apprenticeship programs.

Trump was to tour Waukesha County Technical College on Tuesday along with Gov. Scott Walker, Ivanka Trump, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta.

They are scheduled to join with business leaders for a round table discussion after the tour.

Participating business leaders are from Rockwell Automation, Oshkosh Corporation, Briggs & Stratton, Mercury Marine and Quad Graphics.

Following the event, Trump was to headline a $1,000-per-person fundraiser for Walker.

Some democrats say Trump is a hypocrite for touting apprentice programs at the same time his budget cuts funding for worker training.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.



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