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    Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Trump tweeted on Friday: “Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing..your companies HOME and making your products in the USA.”
    Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for '''alternative to China'''

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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    For someone whose family makes the majority of their products overseas, he has a lot of nerve ordering others to bring them home. Or when is the Trump Organization Factory opening?
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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Trump tweeted on Friday: “Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China,
    I actually Googled 3-4 news sources to see if he really said this... lol lol...

    are 'hereby' ordered to..................... Hereby ordered??????

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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorXm/Sirius View Post
    I actually Googled 3-4 news sources to see if he really said this... lol lol...

    are 'hereby' ordered to..................... Hereby ordered??????

    Sieg Heil!!!!
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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorXm/Sirius View Post
    I actually Googled 3-4 news sources to see if he really said this... lol lol...

    are 'hereby' ordered to..................... Hereby ordered??????

    Sieg Heil!!!!
    Meanwhile at American companies....


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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    "ordered"....good lord. How can anyone defend this utter lout?



    Just keep an eye out for what the Trumpists suddenly stop defending and start attacking once Trump goes down in 2020. Everything the Dem says and does will be the worst thing on Earth, even if Trump regularly did far far worse. No doubt a good 80% of them will retroactively have actually been real big critics of Trump but you just didn't see it.

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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Here's his statement on FB:

    Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillions of Dollars with China over many years. They have stolen our Intellectual Property at a rate of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars a year, & they want to continue. I won’t let that happen! We don’t need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them. The vast amounts of money made and stolen by China from the United States, year after year, for decades, will and must STOP. Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon. This is a GREAT opportunity for the United States. Also, I am ordering all carriers, including Fed Ex, Amazon, UPS and the Post Office, to SEARCH FOR & REFUSE, all deliveries of Fentanyl from China (or anywhere else!). Fentanyl kills 100,000 Americans a year. President Xi said this would stop - it didn’t. Our Economy, because of our gains in the last 2 1/2 years, is MUCH larger than that of China. We will keep it that way!

    I've highlighted what I think is most important in terms of the economy and having an effect on the Wall Street gamblers.

    I think everyone knows that this "order" to "our great American companies" is nothing more than rhetoric, but that highlighted statement IS something they should be taking seriously if they want to continue making money.

    The Fentanyl thing...I don't know for sure, but I suspect the government DOES have the power to enforce this order. In my opinion, though, I think ALL shipments coming from China should be examined for Fentanyl smuggling and it should be done by the government. That means...before an import from China get to Fed Ex, UPS, etc, it goes to customs for the search. If it passes, THEN the carrier can have it and deliver it. And Congress should appropriate the money to do this.
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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    If I was unbiased and honest, I don't think that I could view this President as anything other than a tool being used to pry America from it's position as the global leader.

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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    For someone whose family makes the majority of their products overseas, he has a lot of nerve ordering others to bring them home. Or when is the Trump Organization Factory opening?

    OMG, yes.

    Are pictures of Ivanka's Chinese sweatshops trending yet?


    Edit: Oh, does she still have any businesses operating in China? Her brand took a big hit after her daddy took office, didn't it. She withdrew from at least some of her businesses. Trump Inc. still needs to "come home", but does Ivanka have overseas operations?
    Last edited by Amelia; 08-23-19 at 12:46 PM.

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    Re: Dow drops 400 points after Trump orders US companies to look for an alternative to China

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Person View Post
    "ordered"....good lord. How can anyone defend this utter lout?



    Just keep an eye out for what the Trumpists suddenly stop defending and start attacking once Trump goes down in 2020. Everything the Dem says and does will be the worst thing on Earth, even if Trump regularly did far far worse. No doubt a good 80% of them will retroactively have actually been real big critics of Trump but you just didn't see it.
    Just like you are doing now.

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