September 4, 2019 / 10:20 PM / a year ago

GM CEO Barra set to hold White House meetings Thursday -sources

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - General Motors chief executive Mary Barra is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and White House officials on Thursday to discuss a variety of issues including trade, ongoing contract talks and revising fuel efficiency standards, three people briefed on the matter said.

Trump is expected to attend part of the meetings but his schedule is in flux because of Hurricane Dorian, the people said. On Friday, Trump again criticized GM on Twitter saying the company "which was once the Giant of Detroit, is now one of the smallest auto manufacturers there."

GM and the White House declined to comment Wednesday on the meetings. (Reporting by David Shepardson Editing by Chris Reese)

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