Republican, who took office on Friday after eight years of a
Democratic White House, was scheduled to meet with business
leaders at 9 a.m. EST (1400 GMT), followed by an afternoon
meeting with labor leaders and U.S. workers, according to his
The White House, which announced the meetings in a daily
schedule released late on Sunday, did not name specific company
executives or union leaders.
According to Bloomberg News, the meeting will include Dow
Chemical Co <DOW.N> Chief Executive Officer Andrew Liveris, whom
Trump tapped last month to lead a private-sector advisory group
on manufacturing. Reuters could not immediately confirm the
report, which cited an administration official.
Trump said on Twitter early on Monday that he planned to discuss
U.S. manufacturing with the executives but gave no other
"Busy week planned with a heavy focus on jobs and national
security," Trump said in a tweet. "Top executives coming in at
9:00 A.M. to talk manufacturing in America."
Before taking office, Trump hosted a number of U.S. CEOs in
meetings in New York, including those from defense, technology
and other sectors. He also met with leaders of several unions,
including the AFL-CIO.
(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Angus MacSwan and Lisa
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