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'It's a business. We're numbers.'

A truck moves vehicles Wednesday near the GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Foto: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges

WARREN, Ohio - Eight miles northwest of the General Motors assembly plant expected to close next year, two workers and a customer at an auto-parts store pointed fingers: Americans just don't want to drive small cars like those produced at the plant. Gas prices are low, making big vehicles even more attractive. And GM can get cheaper labor elsewhere.

But none of the three men pointed a finger at President Donald Trump, who had promised residents here and throughout the industrial Midwest that he would stop the closure of factories. At one political rally in the area last year, he even urged residents to stay put and not sell their homes...

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