Deal not wholly to blame for lost jobs
"With 320,000 net Ohio manufacturing jobs lost, (Sen. Rob) Portman calls NAFTA a ‘proven success’."
Voting record a mixed bag
Says Jim Renacci has "consistently voted" for loopholes that "encourage outsourcing of our jobs."
Bold? Yes. Accurate? No.
"Make no mistake -- Sherrod Brown is one of the main D.C. politicians responsible for Ohio jobs moving to China."
Slip of the tongue doesn't destroy underlying point
"We buy 35 percent of all Chinese exports."
Her numbers are a little off, but the disparity is real
"Last year, Korea sold nearly half a million cars in our country. ... The United States, you know how much we sell to them? Six thousand. What kind of deal is that?"
Stats are right, but EU growth was up months before
"In the month of July alone, EU exports to South Korea increased by over 36 percent. A lot of that is our market share. Those are our farmers and our service providers who are suffering."
"We rank below Ethiopia, I'm told, in terms of our exports per capita, well below any of the other developed countries we trade with, and well below China and (South) Korea."
Ratio on the rise, but economic crisis isn't a certainty
"Our debt to GDP ratios, our deficit to GDP ratios are quickly approaching the countries we have been reading about for the last year and a half. We are not far behind Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Spain and all these countries we have been reading about."
Export ratio tops Nepal, Tonga but trails trade powerhouse Haiti
Says the United States does not "trade as much as other developed nations."
Recession lessened the daily bill, but it's climbing again
More than 10 years of free trade "has brought a $2 billion per day trade deficit."
You can't lobby for clients if you have no clients
"Mr. Renacci was registered as a foreign trade lobbyist in the United States government."
Other people, like President Clinton, also favored these deals
"Kasich’s trade deals cost Ohio thousands of jobs - 49,000 jobs to Mexico, 91,000 to China."
Willingness to listen doesn't equal a slash and tax plan
Rob Portman’s "plan to tax, slash and privatize" Social Security "would devastate Ohioans."
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