WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is trying to change the subject from Russia and the election to his promise to create jobs for Americans.
Trump is promoting a proposal to bring more people into the economy by having them start working as apprentices.
The jobs training initiative is aimed at millions who could consider apprenticeships instead of four-year college degrees. Going to school for so long could leave them struggling to pay off student loans. The push so far lacks the details of a significant policy drive.
Trump is scheduled to visit a technical college in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, and then deliver a policy speech at the Labor Department on Wednesday. He also is set to meet with eight governors at the White House on Thursday.