GM CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum

General Motors CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum talked about Donald Trump’s tweets and Mexico trade issues.

President-elect Donald Trump named the first female CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra to a Strategic and Policy Forum, a 16-member economic and job creation advisory board.

Barra said that GM will keep its small car production in Mexico, despite President-elect Donald Trump’s threats. Acting Presidential, or at least like a CEO, Barra said she would not get in a tweeting contest with Trump, though she did acknowledge that communications with his staff were ongoing.

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