President Trump Holds 'Made in America' Showcase at the White House LIVESTREAM

Elias Hubbard
July 18, 2017

"Made in America" week will last from July 17 until July 23, and it's in line with Trump's promise to bring back manufacturing jobs in the United States that have been lost party due to improved technology.

"The president's agenda - regulatory relief and tax relief - are focused on trying to make sure that all companies can hire here, can expand here, can manufacture here", Spicer said.

President Donald Trump is hosting a "Made in America" product showcase at the White House. Certain things we may not have capacity to do here in terms of a plant or a factory.

"For too long our government has forgotten the American worker".

White House Press Sean Spicer echoed that sentiment, saying, "The president is fighting for hard working people in this country and puts the needs of American workers first".

5 Things Donald Trump Checked Out at'Made in America Event
5 Things Donald Trump Checked Out at'Made in America Event

The White House said Monday that nobody knows better than President Trump, whose name brands of shirts and ties have been made in places such as China or Indonesia, how hard it is to manufacture products in the U.S.

"Sen. Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Democrat, said it was the "‏height of hypocrisy to be rolling out "Made in America" week when Trump's businesses have been producing most of their products overseas". That includes merchandise sold under his own name and his eldest daughter's, including clothing items and shoes.

The White House says it has plans for other themed weeks, including "American Heroes" week and "American Dreams" week. These factories employ low-wage workers in countries such as Indonesia, China, and Bangladesh.

President Trump and his daughter Ivanka have been slammed for making their products overseas.

The White House's new theme is already taking flak from those pointing out the Trump Organization's business history.

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