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President Donald J. Trump Is Fighting For Fairer Trade That Benefits American Workers

Press Release:



" To build on our incredible economic success, one priority is paramount — reversing decades of calamitous trade policies."
  — President Donald J. Trump


    REJECTING THE FAILED POLICIES OF THE PAST: President Trump Donald J. Trump is standing up for American workers and stopping the disastrous trade deals of the past.

  • President Trump is turning back the failed trade policies of past administrations that closed more than 60,000 American factories and shipped millions of jobs overseas.
    • In the decades following NAFTA's implementation and China's accession to the WTO, America lost 1 in 4 manufacturing jobs.
  • No longer is America turning a blind eye towards the unfair trade policies that have harmed American companies and workers for far too long.
  • President Trump understands that any trade deal our country enters into must be a fair deal for American workers.

    NEGOTIATING BETTER DEALS: President Trump has delivered for the American people - negotiating new trade deals that put Americans first.

  • President Trump signed USMCA into law, making good on his promise to terminate NAFTA, and replace it with a much better deal for the American people.
  • The President confronted China's unfair trade policies head-on and imposed historic tariffs, resulting in a groundbreaking phase one trade agreement with China.
    • This agreement will begin rebalancing our trade relations, protect American intellectual property, combat counterfeit trafficking, and expand markets for American businesses.
  • Thanks to the President's efforts, we have signed two new trade agreements with Japan that will benefit American agricultural exports and grow our digital trade for the future.
    • Japan will open its market to approximately $7 billion in American agricultural exports.
    • The President's efforts will help boost the already approximately $40 billion worth of digital trade between our two countries.
  • The President has renegotiated our trade deal with South Korea, providing a boost to America's auto industry.
  • The President is working to negotiate even more new trade deals in the coming year.

    IGNITING A BLUE COLLAR BOOM: President Trump's efforts to support America's manufacturing are bringing back jobs and igniting a blue collar boom.

  • President Trump is bringing back American manufacturing after years of neglect by past administrations.
  • Manufacturers around the country are adding thousands of new, high-paying jobs for American workers.
  • Since the President's election, more than 500,000 manufacturing jobs have been added to the American economy.
    • Comparatively, 20,000 manufacturing jobs were lost in the 12 months prior to the election.
  • Blue collar workers, on average, are on track to see almost $2,500 more in annual wages.


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