Jan 18, 2018 - Technology

Trump praises Apple, says he called Tim Cook

Trump speaks to reporters

Trump tours the H&K Equipment Company in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP via Getty Images

President Trump said he called Apple's CEO Tim Cook to thank him after the company's announcement of a broad plan to "directly contribute" $350 billion to the U.S. economy over the next five years. I don’t imagine there’s ever been a bigger investment in our country," Trump said. He made the remarks during a speech at the H&K Equipment Company in Pennsylvania Thursday.

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