Ivanka Trump makes workforce announcement in Alabama


WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 25: Advisor to the President and first daughter Ivanka Trump (R) speaks as CEO of Toyota North America Jim Lentz (L) looks on during a State Dining Room event to mark the one year anniversary of the “Pledge to America’s Workers” July 25, 2019 at the White House in Washington, DC. According to a White House news release, Ivanka Trump “has spearheaded a call-to-action for States and the private sector to create new education and training opportunities to better serve the American worker and encourage private investment in workforce development” in the past year to create “pathways for all Americans, regardless of age or background, to acquiring the skills needed to secure and retain high-paying jobs,” (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Ivanka Trump visited a robotics training center in Alabama to make a workforce development announcement.

News outlets report that President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter and senior adviser on Tuesday visited the Alabama Robotics Technology Park outside Decatur.

The younger Trump announced an expansion of a skills training program created by Toyota Motor North America. The program called the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, FAME, will be managed by the National Association of Manufacturer’s Manufacturing Institute.

She says apprenticeship programs will be expanded across the nation.

The younger Trump tweeted that it was an “incredible day” visiting with students at the center.

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