The White House is trying to kill the daily press briefing

The White House is trying to kill the daily press briefing

Trump also praised American products that were brought to the White House for the event, including baseball bats made in Louisiana, china from West Virginia - "It was a great victory in West Virginia", Trump said - and horseshoes made in MA.

President Donald Trump on Monday posed with baseballs bats, donned a cowboy hat, and climbed into a firetruck for photo opportunities promoting American manufacturing.

"I think what's really important is the president's agenda: regulatory relief and tax relief, are focused on trying to make sure that all companies can hire here, can expand here, can manufacture here", said Spicer.

Trump has signed an executive order aimed at ending an "abusive" use of waivers and exceptions to federal "Buy America" laws and ordered an audit to determine how many waivers have been granted.

"I will get back to you", the official reportedly said.

Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the Trump family's penchant for making products overseas by blaming supply chains in the U.S.

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"For too long our government has forgotten the American worker", White House spokeswoman Helen Aguirre Ferré told reporters in a call on Sunday. "When we purchase products made in the U.S., the profits stay here, the revenue stays here, and the jobs - maybe most importantly of all - they stay right here in the United States of America". Many companies see the office's work as a check on foreign competitors who operate under loose labor rules, and they depend on the bureau's reports on global labor conditions to inform their compliance efforts. John McCain, R-Ariz., recovers from surgery, the White House has chose to take the lead to move forward the President's agenda for the rest of the year.

"Again, it's not appropriate me for to stand up here and comment about a business and I believe that's a little out of bounds", he said, as the line of questioning wound down at the press briefing.

Trump admires a wheel loader made by Caterpillar.

As part of his "Made in America" week, the president posed with products made in all 50 states.

"Every member of my administration shares the same goal, to provide a level playing field for American workers", President Trump said.

Surrounded by Gibson guitars, Stetson cowboy hats and other "Made in America" products, Trump promised to "stand up" for American companies and their employees, warning that the USA would take retaliatory action against other countries' "unfair trade practices".

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