Trump Admin Breaking Federal Law By Not Buying American Goods

According to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Trump administration has been breaking federal rules by not buying American. Tens of millions of dollars have been spent buying products from foreign countries, even though rules specifically state that these government-purchases must be used on American-made goods. Will Trumps supporters ever wake up and realize that this man does not care about this country? Ring of Fires Farron Cousins discusses this.

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According to a new report by the Government Accountability Office, the Trump administration has routinely been breaking federal law by using government money to buy non American parts. According to Democratic Senator Chris Murphy, who released a statement along with this GAO report that he had requested the Trump administration has spent tens of millions of dollars through the Department of Defense, health and Human Services, homeland security and the va buying things that they could have bought in America, but instead chose to buy from overseas manufacturers. That is a direct violation of the Buy American Act. As Chris Murphy points out and thereby they are breaking the law by spending this money that could have been spent in the United States over seas. This is a pretty cut and dry case, although this is not the kind of thing that’s going to warrant a criminal investigation. Hell pro....

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