“I am going to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (and) I’m going tell our NAFTA partners that I intend to immediately renegotiate the terms of that agreement to get a better deal for our workers,” he said. “I will use every lawful presidential power to remedy trade disputes, including the application of tariffs.”
While not “bringing jobs back” Donald Trump is trying to keep them from leaving even before he takes offices. Currently, his incoming administration is talking with Carrier about their plans to shutter the Indiana plant and move manufacturing to Mexico.
There were encouraging signs on NAFTA and Canada and Mexico said they are open to conversations about the trade deal.
In an ironic twist, some US manufacturers are having trouble finding skilled labor in the US to fill jobs.