Trump order would target high-skilled worker visa program

Posted April 19, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin-based company hosting President Donald Trump said Monday that his visit will provide a welcome opportunity to highlight the importance of manufacturing to the nation's future.

The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Wisconsin (all times EDT): 3:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is promising to find a solution to a trade dispute with Canada that has left dairy farmers in Wisconsin and NY without a market for their product.

Trump says the order sends a "powerful signal to the world" that the US will defend its workers, protect their jobs and put America first.

Shortly after the election, in December, Trump visited Wisconsin to thank the voters there.

President Donald Trump is promising to find a solution to a trade dispute with Canada that has left dairy farmers in Wisconsin and NY without a market for their product.

Kenosha is nestled between Milwaukee and Chicago, along the shores of Lake Michigan. A Marquette University Law School poll taken last month, just before Ryan pulled the health care bill due to lack of support, put Trump's approval rating in Wisconsin at 41 percent with 47 percent disapproving.

The president plans to use his visit to talk about his pro-worker agenda, according to the White House.

On Tuesday of this week, Snap-on will host President Donald J. Trump and other members of his Administration.

The protesters outside Snap-on Inc.in Kenosha held signs on Tuesday criticizing several of Trump's policies, including his plan to build a wall on the border with Mexico and his proposed travel ban that's tied up in court.

Canada has made a decision to impose duties on imports of ultra-filtered milk, used in cheese-making, which had been duty free until Canadian milk producers objected.

Trump promises to work with Wisconsin's congressional delegation, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, to get a solution.

Canada's decision leaves about 75 Wisconsin dairy farmers with no market.