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Trump widens ‘buy American’ rule to infrastructure projects

Trump widens ‘buy American’ rule to infrastructure projects

The use of American-made products would apply to contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and subawards

RollCall.com
Posted Jan 31, 2019 4:48 PM
Ellyn Ferguson

The Trump administration will use a new executive order to expand “Buy American” requirements to infrastructure projects that receive federal financing as a way to boost the use of American-made products and support U.S. manufacturing and jobs, White House adviser Peter Navarro said Thursday.

“These programs create good manufacturing jobs at good wages and thereby help lift workers into middle class prosperity,” Navarro said.

President Donald Trump signed the order Thursday... FULL ARTICLE

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