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Dismissing Disagreement (1) George W. Bush

| Mar 11, 2022

“I’m worried about jobs. And I believe if you trade more, there are more jobs available for hardworking Americans. There are some who play politics with the trade issue. They want to shut down trade. I like to remind people, those who shut down trade aren’t confident. They’re not confident in the American worker; they’re not confident in the American entrepreneur; they’re not confident in American products.”

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Wells King is the research director at American Compass.

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