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President Trump Addresses N.E.C.A.

President Donald Trump addresses the National Electrical Contractors Association

President Donald Trump gave a speech to an electrical contractors’ convention in Philadelphia Tuesday, and he managed to do it without wading into the Brett Kavanaugh nomination or other controversies. Trump touted his tax overhaul, the roaring stock market and falling unemployment rate — and he promised to put $1 billion into vocational education and craft apprenticeship programs. John Long, president of the National Association of Electrical Contractors, said he invited Trump speak at the group’s annual convention after they agreed over the summer to focus on job training. “Right now, we have 40,000 apprenticeships in America and we want […]

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