"I have been at Chrysler for 23 years, and I have never seen this kind of approach. We have never seen them go out of their way to pay people to go to a rally," said Solano, who represents UAW members who make engines for Fiat Chrysler. "I find it amusing that Trump's camp always likes to say Democrats are paying people to attend rallies. It's kind of ironic now that companies are paying people to attend Trump rallies."It is likely the Big Three feel beholden to Trump, who has repeatedly bullied the auto companies on Twitter for outsourcing manufacturing to Mexico. In January, executives from the Big Three met with Trump at the White House, where Trump promised he would encourage manufacturing by reforming the Environmental Protection Agency. He also requested the executives to submit plans to boost U.S. manufacturing within 30 days.
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