Statements about Trade

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 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."

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

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

"Republicans fought to protect tax loopholes for corporations that send our jobs overseas."

"You see a whole bunch of Korean cars here in the United States, and you don't see any American cars in Korea."

Under President Barack Obama, the United States has "doubled our exports."

"For the first time in more than a decade, imports accounted for less than half of (the oil) we consumed."

Says iPads and iPhones "are built in the United States of America."

Foreign Trade Zones allow U.S. "land to be inhabited by Chinese communists -- communists straight from China! They are to set up little towns and live here."

John Boehner wants to reopen a tax loophole "that actually rewarded corporations for shipping jobs and profits overseas."

"On (Rob Portman's) watch as Bush's trade czar, our deficit with China exploded" and "as Bush's budget chief, Portman oversaw a spending spree that doubled the deficit."

"We now actually import more oil than we did before 9/11."

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