How Do Manufacturing Workers Grade President Trump’s Performance So Far?

President Trump talks a big game when it comes to creating manufacturing jobs. But what do factory workers in industrial states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Alabama, West Virginia and Texas actually think of the job he's done so far — and what would they like to see from Trump moving forward? AAM's Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch joins host Scott Paul to discuss.

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Economist Rob Scott on Why 3.4 Millions Jobs Were Lost to China

Rob Scott from the Economic Policy Institute joins Scott Paul to talk about how lopsided trade with China led to the loss of 3.4 million jobs between 2001 and 2015. Nearly three-fourths of these jobs were in manufacturing. Closing the trade deficit is the first step in creating new U.S. factory jobs, Scott argues.

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The Manufacturing Report, Episode Two

Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul chats with Adams Nager, economic policy analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, about automation and its impact on manufacturing. In a new report, Nager destroys the myth that robots are taking factory jobs — and argues that trade and faltering U.S. competitiveness is actually to blame.

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The Manufacturing Report, Episode One

In the debut episode of The Manufacturing Report, Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul looks at the importance of Buy America preferences. He also analyzes what's happening in the trade debate.

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