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Schumer, manufacturers group say infrastructure plan would crimp ‘Buy America’ efforts

February 12, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and the Alliance for American Manufacturing say President Trump’s newly released infrastructure plan would weaken so-called Buy America measures. “The Trump proposal undermines important protections like Buy America,” Schumer said on the Senate floor Monday. “We believe if we are going to put some real investment into this, the stuff – the steel, and the pipes, and the concrete, and everything else – ought to be made in America. And employ people, Americans. They...


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