Friends of Manufacturing

A Trump Disappointment for Manufacturers


President Trump has been a vigorous and outspoken supporter of manufacturers. That’s why his nomination of Scott Garrett as president of the U.S. Export-Import Bank is such a disappointment.

Manufacturers have enthusiastically supported Mr. Trump’s previous nominees and his initiatives on comprehensive tax reform, infrastructure investment and regulatory reform. We were energized by his endorsement of the Ex-Im Bank. But Mr. Garrett’s confirmation would be a terrible trade deal for our country. His record of aggressively...


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