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President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stop to looks at a Caterpillar truck, manufactured in Illinois, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017, during a "Made in America," product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stop to looks at a Caterpillar truck, manufactured in Illinois, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017, during a "Made in America," product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

President Trump promised to restore manufacturing to the United States when he was campaigning for office. How effective will his policies be at doing that?

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the state of manufacturing in the United States and what the effect of Trump's tariff plan might be on manufacturing with Mark Muro (@MarkMuro1), senior fellow and policy director in the metropolitan policy program at the Brookings Institution.

This segment aired on March 8, 2018.

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