Trump says he talked to Tim Cook about building iPhones in the US

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President-elect Donald Trump says he told Tim Cook in a phone call recently that he intends to get Apple to build its products in the US.

“I said, ‘Tim, you know one of the things that will be a real achievement for me is when I get Apple to build a big plant in the United States, or many big plants in the United States, where instead of going to China, and going to Vietnam, and going to the places that you go to, you’re making your product right here,’” Trump recounted during a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times yesterday.

Apple did not respond to multiple requests for comment or confirmation that the call took place.