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Trump Signs Another ‘Buy American and Hire American’ Order

(Associated Press)

President Trump signed another “Buy American and Hire American” executive order Thursday to prioritize USA-made materials in federally-financed infrastructure projects.

Trump previously signed an executive order in April 2017 to encourage federal agencies to purchase US-made iron, steel and manufactured goods. The second order will close loopholes and ensure that any infrastructure project receiving indirect federal financial assistance also prioritizes USA-made goods.

“We have increased reliance on American-made goods,” Trump said in the Oval Office signing ceremony. Click here to read more.