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Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said that his company is considering spending $7 billion to construct a television-display panel plant in the United States that would support between 50,000 and 60,000 jobs.

What critics say: Anyone can "consider" investing in the United States—firms are just jumping at the chance to grab good headlines and ingratiate themselves to President Trump. The most important consideration in this decision isn't politics, but the expense of shipping large tv screens from China to the U.S. consumer.

What fans say: Foreign investment in U.S. manufacturing is about more than just economic fundamentals. President Trump's political pressure will continue to boost such investment, as will tax and trade policies the new administration will implement. Companies like Foxconn are merely anticipating these changes.

What we say: Firms can crow all they want about planned investment, but Trump's success or failure at bringing back jobs will be seen in broad economic data like wage and employment growth, and back-of-the-envelope math says that $7 billion in new investment usually supports far fewer than 50,000 jobs.

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Ex-officer pleads not guilty to charges related to Breonna Taylor killing

Brett Hankison is charged with three counts of wanton endangerment. Photo: Courtesy by the Shelby County Sherrif's Department

The former Louisville police officer charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection with the raid that led to the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, an unarmed Black woman, pleaded "not guilty" on Monday, the Courier Journal reports.

The big picture: The announcement of charges against Brett Hankison, who was fired from the department in June, set off nationwide protests last week. None of the officers involved in the raid were indicted on homicide or manslaughter charges related to Taylor's death.

SurveyMonkey poll: Trump's Ohio bet

Data: SurveyMonkey survey of 3,092 Ohio voters, Sept. 1-25, 2020; Note: COVID-19 was a write-in option; Chart: Axios Visuals

President Trump leads Joe Biden 51%-47% among likely Ohio voters overall — but he holds a whopping 74%-24% lead with those who say a flagging economy and job concerns are their top issue, according to new SurveyMonkey-Tableau data for Axios.

Why it matters: Ohioans are more worried about their jobs than the coronavirus — and that's President Trump's best chance to cling to a narrow lead in this state he won handily in 2016.

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Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 4:30 p.m. ET: 33,224,222 — Total deaths: 999,298 — Total recoveries: 22,975,298Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 4:30 p.m. ET: 7,134,874 — Total deaths: 204,905 — Total recoveries: 2,766,280 — Total tests: 101,308,599Map.
  3. States: Cuomo extends New York moratorium on evictions until 2021.
  4. Business: Companies are still holding back earnings guidance.
  5. Health: Trump announces plan to distribute 150 million rapid tests —The childless vaccine.
  6. World: India the second country after U.S. to hit 6 million cases.