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Jason Lewis on Free Trade

 

 


Punish China, bring our supply chains home

China's culpability is obvious to most Americans. And we must hold them accountable. One way we can punish China for their actions is by bringing our supply chains home. There is no reason we should be dependent on China for vital industries. Let's end our reliance on China and bring those jobs back to the United States.
Source: 2020 Minnesota Senate campaign website LewisForMN.com , Jul 8, 2020

America First: end outsourcing to China, Buy American

If America First means anything, it means an end to outsourcing medical supplies to China. A Communist country so emboldened they've already threatened to cut off the U.S. drug supply, plunging America "into the hell of a novel coronavirus epidemic." It means a new "Buy American" emphasis ending a dangerous supply-chain dependence for our key industries, starting with a directive that all federal agencies buy American-made supplies in vital areas.
Source: The Twin Cities Pioneer Press on 2020 Minnesota Senate race , Mar 26, 2020

I support free trade, but not TPP

Because I am a supporter of free trade--and especially making sure Minnesota agricultural exports have access to overseas markets--I do not support the TPP in its current form. It appears much less a free trade agreement and much more a complicated multilateral carve out for special interests--not unlike our loophole ridden tax code. Real free trade lowers tariffs for all and and contains special favors for none. That is why the Obama Administration secretly negotiated the deal for years. For example, one foreign car company gets favored treatment in the TPP over other automakers and is permitted to import parts from countries that don't comply with the deal. There is also no real remedy in the agreement that addresses currency manipulation for trade advantage. I look forward to helping craft a better trade deal that protects American interests while expanding vital export markets for Minnesota producers.
Source: 2016 Minnesota House campaign website JasonLewis2016.com , Nov 8, 2016

2017-18 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Free Trade: Jason Lewis on other issues:
MN Gubernatorial:
Amy Klobuchar
Chris Coleman
Erin Murphy
Jeff Johnson
Lori Swanson
Mark Dayton
Matt Dean
Rebecca Otto
Tim Pawlenty
Tim Walz
Tina Liebling
Tina Smith
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Amy Klobuchar
Jim Newberger
Karin Housley
Paula Overby
Steve Carlson
Tina Smith

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KS-2:Watkins
MN-1:Hagedorn ; MN-8:Stauber
MS-3:Guest
MT-0*:Gianforte
NC-9***:Harris
ND-a:Armstrong
NM-2***:Herrell
OH-12*:Balderson ; OH-16:Gonzalez
OK-1:Hern
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OK-5:Horn
PA-4:Dean ; PA-5:Scanlon ; PA-6:Houlahan ; PA-7:Wild ; PA-17*:Lamb
SC-1:Cunningham
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