(“That’s politics!” as the president tweeted this morning.) The effort has, predictably, backfired, with critics seizing the opportunity to note the many products the Trump Organization and Ivanka Trump’s brand make overseas.
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.
Trump and Pence also admired the other large vehicles parked on the White House lawn, including a front-end loader.
Facing record low approval numbers, increasing heat over his campaign’s ties to Russian Federation and quite possibly a case of the Mondays, US president Donald Trump took a chance this afternoon to imagine himself in someone else’s shoes.
On July 19, it’s expected that Trump will make a declaration when he delivers remarks.
Asked whether any announcements of Trump family products being made in America will be forthcoming this week, Ferre said: “We’ll get back to you on that“.
Trump will be in Norfolk, Virginia attending the commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford.
Trump has the lowest six-month approval rating of any president during the past 70 years, according to a ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday.
But so far it’s only drawn attention to a recent Post report on how Ivanka Trump’s products are made exclusively in foreign factories, and “her company lags behind many in the apparel industry when it comes to monitoring the treatment of the largely female workforce employed in factories around the world”. “Under the leadership of President Donald Trump, not only will the American worker never be forgotten, but they will be championed”.
Trump’s advisers also hope that by highlighting US manufacturing they can underscore the need to overhaul the nation’s tax code, including substantially reducing the corporate tax rate. The three weeks will also serve to lead up to a White House push for tax reform on Capitol Hill.
“The workers no longer exist here or only in very small, small capacity; the machinery in many instances does not exist here”, Klem said. The White House announced that July 24 kicks off “American Heroes” week while July 31 starts the week of the “American Dream”.