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Mike Braun on Free Trade

 

 


Trust Trump to negotiate tariffs on China

Economy: Support President Trump's tariffs on Chinese steel & other products?

Braun: At first opposed. Now supports & trusts Trump to negotiate.

Donnelly: Support steel producers but concerned will cause harm to Hoosier farmers.

Economy: Support restrictions on offshoring jobs?

Braun: Opposed law to recoup public financial incentives when companies move jobs abroad.

Donnelly: Yes. Restrict tax incentives for these companies & penalize in awarding government contracts.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Indiana Senate race , Nov 1, 2018

2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico

While Braun has used his wealth to run ads criticizing politicians for putting "Mexico before Muncie" and "Beijing before Bloomington," he hasn't always been a critic of outsourcing. As a state legislator, he voted in 2016 against bipartisan "clawback" legislation that would have allowed Indiana governments to recoup financial incentives given to companies that move jobs abroad. The legislation was proposed in the wake of Carrier Corp. announcing that it was moving hundreds of jobs to Mexico.
Source: Indianapolis Star on 2018 Indiana Senate race , May 1, 2018

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