“Raising the prevailing wage paid to H-1Bs will force companies to give these coveted entry-level jobs to the existing domestic pool of unemployed native and immigrant workers in the U.S., instead of flying in cheaper workers from overseas,” wrote Trump.
Computerworld – Aug 16, 2015
“We’re bringing your business back. We’re bringing your jobs back. I love you, Ohio,” Trump roared.
Time – Mar 15, 2016
“It will be a tax if they don’t behave,” Trump said of China.
Los Angeles Times – Mar 11, 2016
Not so, Mr. Trump argued, explaining that he would “start building those factories and those plants here instead of China,” thus creating more jobs.
The New York Times – Mar 11, 2016
“This country is dying. And our workers are losing their jobs,” Donald Trump declared.
The Nation – Feb 23, 2016
And last month, Trump slammed Apple’s foreign manufacturing, vowing, if elected, to make the company “start building their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries.”
Fortune – Feb 21, 2016
“You see our businesses moving over to Mexico. You see other people are moving into Mexico. Mexico is going to become the next China on a smaller level,” Trump says.
WRDW-TV – Feb 17, 2016
“I will bring jobs back from China, I will bring jobs back from Japan. I will bring jobs back from Mexico,” Trump said.
Politico – Feb 6, 2016
“If you’re going to create 10,000 jobs for a town that’s in trouble and you need a piece of property, I’ll tell you what folks, I want to create jobs and I want to give the people that own that property more than it’s worth,” he said, suggesting a price structure at odds with the one he tried to use in 1994.
NewsOK.com – Nov 9, 2015
In the Derry event referenced above, Trump went into a familiar riff: “China is killing us! They’ve taken so much of our wealth. They’ve taken our jobs. They’ve taken our businesses, they’ve taken our manufacturing.”
Salon – Oct 7, 2015
Trump said the numbers will work out as long as “the economy grows the way it should grow, if I bring jobs back from China, from Japan, from Mexico, from so many countries.”
The Washington Post – Sep 27, 2015
Asked why, Trump responded, “Because it wouldn’t work, because it’s too much. You have to bring in jobs you have to take the jobs back from China, you have to take the jobs back from Mexico.”
FactCheck.org – Sep 25, 2015
“I will create jobs like you’ve never seen,” Trump told reporters before his speech.
The Commercial Appeal – Jul 25, 2015
He promised to “take jobs back from Japan. I’m going to take jobs back from Mexico. I’m going to take jobs back from Vietnam.”
The Greenville News – Nov 20, 2015
In an op-ed piece in last Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, Trump asserted that “the worst” of Beijing’s “sins” is the “wanton manipulation of China’s currency, robbing Americans of billions of dollars of capital and millions of jobs.”
Barron’s – Nov 14, 2015
“Imagine the impact that these practices have had on our weakened manufacturing base, our agriculture industry and every small business unable to compete internationally,” he wrote.
The Hill – Nov 10, 2015