"The president's agenda - regulatory relief and tax relief - are focused on trying to make sure that all companies can hire here, can expand here, can manufacture here", Spicer said.
Mr. Spicer said it would be "inappropriate" for him to discuss Trump companies, but he said in some cases, "there are certain supply chains or scalability that may not be available in this country". "Their interests were pushed aside for global projects and their wealth was taken from the communities and shipped overseas", said White House director of media affairs Helen Aguirre Ferre.
President Trump spoke at the event, and in attendance were Vice President Mike Pence, Cabinet secretaries, members of Congress and the president's senior staff. Trump also proclaimed this week "Made in America" Week.
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Missing out on attending IIFA is definitely not much on her mind as she seems happy and resplendent in the company of her family. In an interview previously Priyanka Chopra had shared why missing IIFA this year is not such a big thing for her.
Trump will be on the South Lawn of the White House to ring in the week, which was created to show off the products made by American workers.
Trump has pledged to bring back USA manufacturing jobs by scaling back regulations and renegotiating the country's trade deals. Trump and his daughter Ivanka have been criticized for making most of their products overseas.
Trump Home products, including light fixtures and kitchen wares, are made in China, and Ivanka Trump's apparel brand manufactures products in China and Singapore, CNBC has found.
The Trump organization outsources product manufacturing to factories located in Bangladesh, China and Mexico among many other countries, according to The Washington Post. The White House announced that July 24 kicks off "American Heroes" week while July 31 starts the week of the "American Dream". The administration responded by saying, "We'll get back to you on that".