CNN anchor Jake Tapper grilled Ford CEO Jim Farley during an interview this week about the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike that is impacting America’s big three automakers.
Around 13,000 auto workers stopped working as picketing began outside a Ford factory in Wayne, Michigan; a GM assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri; and a Stellantis Jeep plant in Toledo, Ohio. The strike comes after weeks of negotiations between the union and leadership at the automakers.
A CNN reporter was interviewing Farley when Tapper interrupted her and to point out what the head of the UAW was saying.
“I just wanted to pass on a question based on something he told me the other day which is that over the last four years, each of the Big Three car manufacturers’