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TODAY: President Trump to visit Arizona, tour Honeywell facility

Posted at 7:22 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 20:25:46-04

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Phoenix Tuesday, May 5, according to the White House.

President Trump boarded Air Force One around 8 a.m. Arizona time and is expected to arrive in Phoenix after 11:30 a.m.

The President plans to visit a Honeywell facility in Phoenix to highlight the company's "investment in critical medical equipment production within the United States and the addition of 500 manufacturing jobs in Arizona."

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Honeywell is adding new production capability to its Phoenix facility to meet the increased demand for N-95 respirator masks amid the coronavirus.

President Trump is expected to tour the facility around mid-day Tuesday.

President Trump said he also hopes to visit Ohio soon and to be able to hold rallies later on.