Renacci is a former owner of Harley-Davidson dealerships, but he didn't hold back when calling out the company for using the "excuse" of tariffs to start making some motorcycles overseas.
The relationship between Trump and Harley-Davidson has gone from a love affair to a bad breakup in a matter of months.
Harley-Davidson said Monday it was moving production of motorcycles sold in Europe from US factories to facilities overseas because of retaliatory tariffs it faces in an escalating trade dispute between involving Trump's administration and the European Union. It was unclear what the president was referring to or how he could impose taxes on a single company. "If they don't want to negotiate, then we'll do the tariffs", Trump told reporters at the White House".
Harley-Davidson says it would lose about $2,200 for each bike it exported, and a total of up to $100 million a year, due to the hike.
Asked if Trump still feels that tariffs are the best option, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Monday that "the European Union is attempting to punish USA workers with unfair and discriminatory trade policies, and President Trump will continue to push for free, fair and reciprocal trade in hopes that the EU will join is in that".
Harley-Davidson is suffering the fate of many of those who tangle with the president: Twitter trolls.
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Trump said he's getting other countries to reduce and eliminate tariffs and trade barriers, citing India as an example, and to open up markets.
Harley-Davidson executives met with President Trump at the White House previous year after President Trump canceled a visit to the company's headquarters in Milwaukee because protests had been planned. "Taxes just a Harley excuse - be patient!" If they move, watch it, it will be the beginning of the end.
"A Harley-Davidson should never be built in another country-never!" he said earlier on Twitter.
The fight is a stunning reversal for a company that Trump once called "a true American icon".