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Biden Pitches ‘Buy American' Covid Economic Recovery Plan, Challenging Trump's Strength On Economy

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The plan promises to bring back the jobs lost to the pandemic this year and to create at least 5 million new jobs.
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Not a ‘racist' plan anymore? Democrats rejoice over Biden's $700bn ‘Buy American' promise

Not a ‘racist' plan anymore? Democrats rejoice over Biden's $700bn ‘Buy American' promise

1 month ago   |   By RT

Joe Biden unveiled a $700 billion 'Buy American' initiative, drawing praise from both liberals and conservatives on social media, but some noted that similar plans by the Trump administration were previously framed as 'racist.'
Biden's economic pitch includes plans for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government spending on US-made goods and services - topped by a $300 billion investment in research and development for US technology.
“ This will be the largest mobilization of public investments in procurement, infrastructure and since World War II ,” Biden's senior adviser Jake...
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Biden releases $700 billion 'Buy American' plan that echoes Trump's economic nationalism

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Joe Biden rolled out a $700 billion "Buy American" plan that mirrors Trump's economic nationalism with a renewed focus on domestic manufacturing and job creation in the US.
The two main components anchoring the proposal are a purchasing initiative to bolster demand for US-made goods and services, and investments in research and breakthrough technologies.
Trump campaigned in 2016 to bring back jobs from overseas and repeatedly blasted China's trade relationship with the US, and he sparked a trade war.
Democrats are pushing to restore supply chains in the US with tax incentives due to...
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