Tesla CEO Elon Musk and several other industry leaders have formally joined the Trump administration’s manufacturing council.
President Donald Trump on Friday announced the major executives and labor leaders whom he will meet with regularly to get advice on manufacturing policy. The business leaders include Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and chief executives of large American companies like Ford, Dow Chemical, General Electric, Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Richard Trumka, president of the labor federation AFL-CIO, will also give advice. Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, who was already picked to head the council, already spearheaded one meeting with the president. Trump said he will work with the leaders on “how best to promote jobs and get Americans back to work again.”