“Buy American, Hire American” executive order signed by President Trump

Donald Trump ran on a campaign that promised to make “America first” and the 45th President of the United States held true to his word on Tuesday by signing an executive order that will go a long way in making that a reality.

The “Buy American, Hire American” executive order was signed at the Snap On Tools factory in Kenosha, Wisconsin and will require the federal government to purchase American-made goods for projects nationwide. The second part of it includes reform of the H1B visa program that will give American workers the jobs that foreigners have been brought here to do.

“We’re going too make sure that more products are stamped with this wonderful words, ‘Made in the U.S.A.,'” Trump said during the press conference announcing the signing. “(In) this election, the American people voted to end the theft of our prosperity, they voted to bring back their jobs and bring back their dreams to our country.”

According to the official White House website, previous administrations have waived Buy American laws regularly in trade deals that includes but is not inclusive to the World Trade Organization. That will come to an end with the signing of this executive order.



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