President Donald Trump flew to Austin on Wednesday to visit an Apple plant with Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Trump said that the “new” Apple facility in Austin would bring high-paying manufacturing jobs back to America. The facility in Austin has been building Apple computers since 2013 – three years before Trump was elected. A company called Flex Ltd. operates this facility in Austin. The plant makes high-priced Apple Mac Pro computers.

Cook tweeted in December 2013 that the Mac Pro was being manufactured in Austin.

Trump said, “We’re seeing the beginning of a very powerful and important plant. Anybody that followed my campaign, I would always talk about Apple, that I want to see Apple building plants in the United States. And that’s what’s happening.”

Cook didn’t point out Trump’s gaffe. Cook requested Trump to make many of its Chinese-made products exempt from tariffs, but Trump was noncommittal. In public, though, Trump said that Cook wouldn’t “have to worry about tariffs.”

Apple said that it would build a billion-dollar campus in Austin. This campus would house its 5000 white-collar employees from 2022 onwards.

Trump tweeted the incorrect information that he had opened an Apple manufacturing plant in Austin. He also said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was indifferent to the plight of the American worker.

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