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7 companies Trump invited to the White House this week shared with us their thoughts on his recent racist comments

7 companies Trump invited to the White House this week shared with us their thoughts on his recent racist comments
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The White House hosted a company from each state on Monday for an event that highlighted American-made products.




But when President Donald Trump went off on a tangent regarding racist statements he wrote on Twitter over the weekend, he was met with increasingly loud applause from company representatives gathered on the South Lawn.




Business Insider reached out to 25 of the companies represented in the crowd. Here's what a few had to say.




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The White House hosted a company from each state on Monday for an event meant to showcase American-made products. But some attendees ended up celebrating more than domestically sourced manufacturing.
When President Donald Trump went off on a tangent regarding racist statements he wrote on Twitter over the weekend, he was met with increasingly loud applause from a crowd gathered on the South Lawn for the third annual Made in America showcase.
"With our country and I think everybody in this audience — these are great manufacturers in this audience, great workers in our audience too, they brought a lot of their workers here — if you're not happy here, then you can leave, as far as I'm concerned," the president said, drawing approval from some company representatives.
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