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Jan 25, 2021
The presidential promise to “buy American”
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President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday promising that federal dollars will be used to purchase American-made products. The Trump administration basically promised the same, and there have been laws requiring such action for decades. But the Biden administration argues this time will be different. On today’s show: Why is it so hard to keep that promise? Plus, the difference that extra $300 in federal unemployment benefits made and why some brands are sitting out Super Bowl ads this year.

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