President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence (Screenshot of White House video)
(CNSNews.com) – The White House on Monday kicked off what it calls Made in America week by highlighting American-made goods from all 50 states.
“We’re here today to celebrate American manufacturing and to showcase the amazing products from all 50 states, made in the USA. Remember in the old days they used to have ‘Made in the USA’, ‘Made in America’? But made in the USA. We’re going to start doing that again. We’re going to put that brand on our product because it means it’s the best,” Trump said at the Made in America product showcase at the White House.
“We want to build, create, and grow more products in our country using American labor, American goods, and American grit. When we purchase products made in the USA, the profits stay here, the revenue stays here, and the jobs — maybe most importantly of all — they stay right here in the USA,” he said.
“In just a few months and moments, I will say what we’ve done over a short period of time and what we’re going to be doing over the next six months will be incredible. We’ve signed more bills — and I’m talking about through the legislature — than any president ever,” the president said.
The president said that a man from the Greater Omaha Packing company, representing Nebraska’s Made in America product display, expressed his gratitude to the president because he was able to convince China to start buying American beef again after the country had banned imports of beef in 2003 because of mad cow disease.
“It is true that, as I walked through the halls, we saw so many great companies, but the gentleman who was in charge of Omaha Beef — they do beef — he hugged me, he wanted to kiss me so badly, because he said, our business is a whole different business now because you got China approved. The other administrations couldn’t even come close. And I told him, you know how long it took? One sentence. I said,…