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Trump says he asked Apple's Cook to look into helping build 5G in U.S.

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U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Thursday morning he had asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to look into helping develop telecommunications infrastructure for speedy 5G wireless networks.

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Thursday morning he had asked Apple AAPL.O CEO Tim Cook to look into helping develop telecommunications infrastructure for speedy 5G wireless networks.

During his visit to a Texas plant on Wednesday, Trump met with Cook and asked "to see if he could get Apple involved in building 5G in the U.S. They have it all - Money, Technology, Vision & Cook!" Trump wrote in a tweet.

(Reporting by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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