White House Kicks Off Made in America Week

With his presidency under a cloud Donald Trump is visiting French President Emmanuel Macron for Bastille Day

Speaking to reporters at a hotel near President Donald Trump's golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, White House director of media affairs Helen Aguirre Ferre said Sunday that the White House will be hosting a "Made in America" product showcase Monday featuring products from all 50 states.

President Trump, whose company outsources the manufacturing of many of its products to overseas factories, is unveiling "Made in America" week at the White House to promote products made in the United States. Today, the White House kicked off "Made in America Week", highlighting products made in the USA of A., a week that requires us all to pay no attention to the label on Trump brand ties and shirts and much more.

What this week's events will likely exclude is an exploration of Trump's business practices, which have relied on product manufacturing in "a global network of factories in a dozen countries - including Bangladesh, China and Mexico".

- Plagued by daily revelations related to the escalating Russian Federation investigations, the White House is dubbing the coming week "Made in America week" as it tries to focus on issues that matter to the president's base.

It was not that long ago that Serious People would secrete annual hot takes on whether we even needed to have a White House press corps, and it has taken Donald Trump to provide the answer.

"If something goes wrong, how do you deal with that person if they're a family member, if they're a close relative to the president".

But experts say bringing back manufacturing in a substantial way would require dramatic shifts in trade policy, corporate incentives and worldwide business deals. Asked whether the administration is considering import tariffs on products manufactured in other countries, a senior administration official briefing reporters here Sunday said, "At this stage, everything is on the table". Some Ivanka Trump clothes are made in China, Vietnam and Indonesia.

In a plan more consistent with past priorities, Trump and his team of (ex-Wall Street) advisers are also hoping to use Made in America Week as part of their push to cut taxes on corporations.

Labor unions, too, have joined in support, saying the bureau has helped protect American workers from being forced to compete with exploited laborers overseas.

Cobb is expected to be an intermediary between the White House and Congress, as well as outside attorneys.

But critics have accused Trump of hypocrisy when he's pushed "Made in America" in the past because so numerous products he and his family members have sold over the years were manufactured overseas. "But I would refer you back to counsel on that one". According to the Washington Post, this week is "Made in America" week, which is certainly an issue the president pretends to care about, despite being the wrong messenger for this particular message.

That's probably why the White House turned to Cobb. At first, the meeting was said to be about a Russian adoption program.

"To say buy America it means you want to encourage people to buy American", Moore stated.



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