NPR looks at the presidential candidates and asks if they are really committed to U.S. manufacturing.
In a piece titled “Would Romney's Tough China Talk Survive Election?” Horsley asked Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) Executive Director Scott Paul to compare the campaign promises of then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008, and Mitt Romney in 2011.
Some key points in the 4-minute news story:
-at the 60-second mark, Horsley plays an audio clip (provided by AAM) of candidate Obama’s tough China campaign rhetoric in 2008;
-at the 1:41 mark, Paul offers some thoughts on Romney’s recent China comments;
-at the 2:26 mark, Paul explains why President Obama’s decision to apply section 421 relief for the U.S. tire industry was successful.
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