Statements about Trade

Oregon "is the most trade-dependent state in the nation"

Our "trade with Mexico is $720 million a day; that’s our No. 1 trading partner."

There is "more oil produced at home than we buy from the rest of the world – the first time that’s happened in nearly 20 years."

"For the first time in nearly two decades, we produce more oil here in the United States than we buy from the rest of the world."

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership "is fast-tracked through the Senate, it won't receive a committee assignment" and the consideration will include "no debate."

"We now sell more products made in America to the rest of the world than ever before."

Says Jim Renacci has "consistently voted" for loopholes that "encourage outsourcing of our jobs."

Says the Obama administration "watered down sanctions" against Iran, delayed them and tried to stop Congress "from putting the tough sanctions in place."

Chinese tire imports threatened 1,000 American jobs, so President Obama "stood up to China and protected American workers. Mitt Romney attacked Obama's decision."

 "Seven times Obama could have stopped China's cheating. Seven times, he refused."

U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.

A United Nations arms treaty would "almost certainly force" the U.S. to "create an international gun registry, setting the stage for full-scale gun confiscation."

"We've brought trade cases against China at nearly twice the rate as the last administration."

"Rhode Island’s exports have increased by 53 percent in the last two years."

"Make no mistake -- Sherrod Brown is one of the main D.C. politicians responsible for Ohio jobs moving to China."

"Today, for the first time in fifteen years, Master Lock’s unionized plant in Milwaukee is running at full capacity."

Says President Barack Obama has opened up no new trade relationships with other nations.

Says Oregon canned blueberries will be cheaper in South Korea thanks to a trade agreement.

"Our federal government has lent $2 billion to the state-owned oil company of Brazil to allow them to explore for oil and gas."  

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