President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that it " It is great that some Harley-Davidson motorcycle owners plan to discontinue future purchases of the bicycle in response to plans by the Milwaukee-based company to relocate some production overseas.
Trump's 6 o'clock Tweet followed a New York Times story on Saturday that cited several Harley owners attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, angered by the company that will relocate the production of motorcycles destined for the European Union to its international factories because of tariffs imposed by the EU.
Harley has said that the impact of 31 percent tariffs could range from 6 percent to $ 100 million a year for the company, or about $ 2,200 for a motorcycle.
EU tariffs on US $ 3.4 billion worth of goods are a retaliation for duties Trump has imposed on European steel and aluminum.
Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin's Sunday tweed that trump, "can not do our economy with tweets."
Trump has repeatedly beaten Harley-Davidson since June when company officials announced the production train, which the critics I said it was already in progress.
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