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‘We’ll get back to you on that’: White House’s ‘Made in America Week’ hits major snag over Trump products

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On Sunday the White House announced “Made in America Week” — a week of appearances and promotions by President Donald Trump intended to highlight products that are made domestically.

According to Politico.com, White House spokeswoman Helen Aguirre Ferre had no answer, however, when she was asked about whether President Donald Trump will take advantage of the week’s theme to pressure his daughter to start manufacturing her clothing line in the U.S. and stop relying on cheaper overseas manufacturers.

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“We’ll get back to you on that,” said Ferre Sunday.

“Made in America Week” will feature at least two events tied to the theme, Politico said, “including a ‘product showcase,’ in which American-made products from all 50 states will be brought to the White House. On Wednesday, the president will issue a proclamation on the importance of making products in America.”

The Washington Post‘s Philip Rucker pointed out that at least a dozen other countries manufacture products marketed under the Trump brand.

“For Trump, highlighting U.S.-made products is inconsistent with his practices as a businessman. For years, the Trump Organization has outsourced much of its product manufacturing, relying on a global network of factories in a dozen countries — including Bangladesh, China and Mexico — to make its clothing, home decor pieces and other items,” Rucker said.

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Ivanka Trump’s company, he wrote, “relies exclusively on foreign factories employing low-wage workers in countries such as Bangladesh, Indonesia and China, according to a recent Washington Post investigation.”

The White House’s decision to conduct multiple PR rollouts as distractions from its recent scandals has been met with ridicule by some critics. June’s “Infrastructure Week” was completely overshadowed by fired FBI Director’s Congressional testimony and Trump’s own ill-timed outbursts on Twitter and in interviews which undermined his message.

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Michael Moore predicts Mick Mulvaney will get into Heaven after confessing Trump’s quid pro quo

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore predicted acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney will ascend to Heaven in the afterlife during a Friday interview on MSNBC's "The Beat" with Ari Melber.

The host played a clip of Mulvaney admitting Trump's quid pro quo while seeking foreign election assistance from Ukraine.

"This man obviously is going to be admitted into Heaven," Moore said. "You know, he told the truth."

"If there was a movie version of this, somebody stuck him with a needle just before he walked out onto the stage there, a truth serum needle, and he just went on and on saying, 'Yeah, that’s what we do. Yeah, of course.' Essentially admitting there is a quid pro quo. In fact, there are many quid pro quos."

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Trump campaign has 12-person ‘War Room’ toiling to fight the impeachment inquiry: report

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While the White House has bragged about refusing to start a "war room" to deal with the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's administration, his campaign is footing the bill for a 12-person operation, the LA Times reported Friday.

“Some of you have criticized us for not having a war room — OK? — which we don’t by the way,” acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters.

“You don’t have a war room when you haven’t done anything wrong," he added.

By that logic, Trump's 2020 re-election campaign may fear the president did something wrong.

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‘I don’t think he knows what he’s doing’: Ex-Trump advisor rips the ‘cascading crisis’ of his ‘strategic disaster’

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President Donald Trump received harsh criticism from a former top Middle East advisor for the ethnic cleansing campaign Turkey is waging against the Kurds in Syria.

MSNBC's Chuck Todd interviewed Brett McGurk, the former special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL.

"The truth of the matter is when President Trump announced to the world last December that we were leaving Syria and he arbitrarily cut our force reportedly in half, which is already a small force, we lost all of our leverage and influence," McGurk argued. "And he really threw it out the window on this call on October 6th."

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