General Motors Co. will recompense the state of Ohio $28 million in tax incentives following the closure of its plant in Lordstown, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
The automaker announced it would shutter four U.S. facilities, including one in northeastern Ohio, in November 2018. The next year, it sold the Ohio plant to Lordstown Motors.
President Trump and several Ohio lawmakers blasted the closure, while Democrats have highlighted Trump’s 2017 claim that “all the jobs were coming back” in a Youngstown speech near the facility.
Trump has heavily touted Lordstown Motors’ work, inspecting a prototype pickup truck outside the White House on Monday, according to Reuters.
Ohio State Attorney General Dave Yost (R) in June demanded GM pay the state back $60 million after announcing the closure.
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