mashable.com - 6 days ago
Trump's 'Made in America' week is already failing and it's not even Tuesday
Donald Trump, who loves nothing more than themed weeks, would have been far more successful had he run for president of my middle school student council than president of the United States.
Alas, here we are smack dab at the beginning of "Made in America" week and already, the backlash has begun. Maybe he just needs better posters? The President is supposed to host a "Made in America" product showcase and deliver a speech enjoining companies to produce more at home. But Trump has come under highly understandable amounts of social media fire to this whole "Made in America" week when products from his an his daughter's companies aren't actually made in America. Trump's ties, for example, have been made in countries where production costs are low, including Bangladesh, China, Medico and Indonesia, for years. And everyone was very excited to bring it up: Maybe during Made in America Week we can hear from U.S. steel workers who were screwed by Trump for years as he bought metal from China. — Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) July 17, 2017 Asked if “Made in America” week includes commitment by Trump Org or Ivanka brand to produce in USA, WH says "we’ll get back to you on that."
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