One is never so well betrayed as by his own. The spearhead of civilization digital the american stars of the Internet arouse the envy of the world and the pride of America. The exception, however, of its president, Donald Trump. He does not like these holdouts on the west Coast, their progressive ideas, their freedom of tone, their taste of the immigrants and their factories in China. It was already set to dos Facebook, Google and Twitter, and had blasted Amazon. Remained Apple, which had delighted the president, by promising to invest the colossal sum of $ 350 billion (303 billion euros) over five years, the United States, as a result of the recent tax reform.
Its CEO, Tim Cook, had however sacrificed one of his weekends in August to meet Donald Trump in his private golf in Bedminster (New Jersey). But nothing was done. The “tweetomane” of the White House he has stolen the feathers, Saturday, September 8. Responding to the boss, who has complained, Friday, September 7, the trade war initiated against China, he wrote on the network : “there is an easy solution to avoid the taxes : make your products in the United States instead of China. Build new plants now. Exciting!!! “
Major impact on the u.s. economy
The president is completely insensitive to the message sent on all the tones by the mid-american technology. For Tim Cook, the imposition of customs duties will have a major impact on the u.s. economy. In his missive, addressed Friday, to the trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, Apple provides that this fight commercial will lead to higher prices for the consumer and a disruption of its supply chain. The group cites in particular its watches, computers and headphones as the first victims. But, of course, he fears for his treasure, the iPhone, which accounts for two-thirds of its sales, and could…