The Wisconsin Foxconn factory won’t be a manufacturing plant after all

Foxconn's Wisconsin "factory" won't actually be a factory.Image: ANDY MANIS/GETTY IMAGES Wow, it’s almost like Trump made a promise the real world can’t support. In 2017, Chinese Apple supplier Foxconn broke ground on a factory in Wisconsin that it said would bring 13,000 manufacturing jobs to the US. President Trump even marked the occasion with a White House ceremony to hail his ability to return blue collar jobs to the midwest. SEE ALSO: Tim Cook just announced $1 billion Apple fund to advance U.S. manufacturing jobs Now, Reuters reports that Foxconn is reconsidering plans for its Wisconsin plant.