Trump Cancels Trip to Harley-Davidson Factory Due to Potential Protests, Report Says
The likelihood of demonstrations seems to have made the motorcycle company uncomfortable with hosting the president at this time.
President Donald Trump canceled a previously scheduled trip to a Harley-Davidson factory in Milwaukee because the motorcycle company decided it would be best to avoid any protests that might arise because of the president's presence, according to a report.
Trump's visit, which was slated for Thursday, was going to be used an opportunity for the president to sign executive orders having to do with his campaign to add more manufacturing jobs in the United States. Before the trip was canceled, White House workers were already working in Milwaukee to prepare for the visit, CNN reports.
Harley-Davidson denies Trump visit was ever planned.
Harley-Davidson issued a statement to CNN saying that the company doesn't "have, nor did we have, a scheduled visit from the President this week at any of our facilities."
Protests erupted around the country after Trump signed an executive order into effect on Friday barring immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.