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  President Trump Signs National Manufacturing Day Proclamation  CSPAN  October 6, 2017 3:25pm-3:37pm EDT

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[inaudible] >> know what this represents? the calm before the storm. >> [inaudible] >> what storm is it, mr. president? >> military people. [inaudible] >> thank you all for coming. >> what storm, mr. president? >> you'll find out. >> give us a hint. >> thank you, everybody.
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>> thank you very much. it's an honor to be here with the great men and women of american manufacturing. in a few moment is i'll sign a presidential proclaim make declaring today national manufacturing day. from the founding off our nation, from washington to jefferson, from jackson to mckinley, our nation has long understood that our strength as a country depends upon the strength of our domestic industry. we're all better off when we make, buy and sell more products made in the u.s.a. and that's what is happening in our country and you see it and the levels of enthusiasm are incredible. today in the coming weeks manufacturers in all 50 states will hold events to encourage more americans to pursue a contrary in high-expect he high-tech world of modern manufacturing. my administration strongly
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supports that goal and we have been supporting it for a long time, and it's really now starting to pay off, as everybody behind me knows. that's why i've asked members of my cabinet to travel across the country, share our message, and meet with the workers, and they are hard workers. we have also already created tens of thousands of new manufacturing jobs, plants and companies are coming back into our country, you see it with announcements now from automobile companies to every kind of company. they're coming back in and perhaps even more importantly, they don't want to leave anymore because they know they're leaving a very good thing. so we're creating thousands more jobs, and if congress acts on our historic tax cut, the largest in the history of our country, and also tax reform, and that framework that we have put forward, it will be even
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more so. under the current law, products made in america are taxed at marginal rate of 35% and sometimes mump higher than that. putting our manufacturers at a tremendous disadvantage to the manufacturers in other countries. we want to dramatically reduce the tax on american manufacturers so we can compete and win on the world stage. and i will tell you the resend different to what we're proposing is fantastic. we're keeping our companies and the companies are coming back in, and perhaps most importantly, we're making our workers happy and they love to work. so, i want to thank everybody for been here and make a couple of folks behind me would want to say a few words. would you like to say something. >> shoe, thank you, mr. president and your administration for taking on the job. 300,000 regulations and to make -- [inaudible] -- make us more competitive and be more
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effective. >> that's really great. you bring up a very good point. we have cut regulation more than any administration. there is -- we have -- nobody is even close and we're talking about in ten months we have cut more regulations than any president, any administration, and we have a long way to go. we're cutting down so that highways don't take 20 year to build and other things don't take decades and decades and then find out in many cases, after going through the process, they can't build it anyway. so, we have cut regulations more than has ever been cut before, and we are continuing. at the same time, i like regulations. it's fine. we want clean air, we want crystal clear water, what we want also is we want safety, but there's a point at which we have to take care of our country and we have to take care of our worker and's companies. so we're very honored and that's a great point with regulation is. thank you very much. anybody else? >> thank you so much, for having
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us here and for all the support you have been giving to manufacturing, according to the recent survey, two-thirds of manufacturing feel this tax reform will help us hire more people, help us get more machinery, get more equipment and factories and on behalf of my company all the manufacturers, thank you. >> thank you very much. that's very nice. anybody else want to say anything? >> you've become very famous. i want to thank you all very much. >> mr. president, can i ask one thing? we just released our quarterly survey we conduct with all 14,000 members across the country. this is the third quarter where we have seen record optimism by manufacturers. so the three quarter average it the highest, 90% in the entire 20-year history of our survey. mr. president, that is because manufacturers are saying that they believe that the tax reform regulatory relief, infrastructure investment, are the keys to making sure that the manufacturing sector is going
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strong and ensuring our exceptional america. so thank you, on behalf of all manufacturers, for doing that. >> i knew about the survey. i didn't want to bring it up. they would say i'm brag-adoscious about that. this is our proclamation in or our great manufacturing day and the tremendous success we have been having over the last nine months. it's a big difference. >> we have 3,000 events across the countriment you mentioned your cabinet secretaries are out celebrating manufacturing with manufacturers in some of these facilities as well, about 600,000 students and teachers and community leaders will be participating so they can learn all the great things about modern manufacture, and we're hopeful they will join these fine people in the manufacturing
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industry. >> they will be. it's happening. thank you very much, jay. appreciate it. >> so the big question is, who gets the pen? what do you think? shall we do it to jay? >> stabbed up -- stand up straight. [applause] >> thank you very much, everybody. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> you'll find out. >> [inaudible]
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>> and tomorrow might at 8:00 eastern time on chance, an interview with former first lady, michelle obama, in conversation with tv show creator and producer, shonda rhymes at the annual conference for women in philadelphia. and congresswoman linda sanchez, the vice chair of the house democratic caucus is the guest on "news makers" she says it's time for new leadership. >> personally i think that our leadership does a tremendous job but i do think we have this real breadth and department of talent in our caucus and it's time to pass the torch to a new generation of leaders and i want to be part of that transition. i want to see that happened. we have too many really great members here that don't always get the opportunities they should, and i would like to see that change. >> would nancy pelosi win a caucus leadership fight right
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now if she were challenged? >> i don't know. i don't know. there are lot of members in our caucus, and again, everybody has their opinion. i just don't know what the answer to that is. juan: by saying it's time for a generational change, what you're suggesting is, win or lose, after next week, it's time for her to go? i don't want to single her out. >> well, steny hero, jim clyburn? i think it's time to pass the torch to a new generation. they all are of the same generation and their approximations to the congress and the caucus are substantial but i think there comes a time when you need to pass the torch, and i think it's time. >> linda sanchez of cavs vice chair of the house democratic caucus. you can watch the entire interview with her and reporter with the "washington post" and "los angeles times" on sunday, at 10:00 a.m. and 6 p.m. eastern
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