Dem Sen Brown: US Trade and Tax Policy Have Encouraged Shipping Jobs Overseas

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During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) argued US trade and tax policy have encouraged companies to shut down factories in the US and move production overseas. Transcript as Follows:  “Hi, I’m Sherrod Brown. First, I want to thank the first responders, the men and women in the National Guard, the so many volunteers working so hard to protect and comfort those in the path of Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts break for the families of all those who lost loved ones, including Lieutenant Nicholas Warren Michael Taylor of Ohio, who was on an Air Force training mission in Texas. According to news reports, Lieutenant Taylor gave his life trying to bring others to safety. To all those suffering devastating loss, please know that your fellow Americans stand behind you, and we will be here for you as you recover and rebuild. This Labor Day, we honor the men and women who built this country, who continue to power our economy today, including all of those who are critical to hurricane rescue and recovery efforts. American workers laid down the railroad tracks that moved people and products across the country. They toiled in mines digging the coal that powered