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My name is all about planes trains and automobiles looking ahead -- the jobs report that's coming out on Friday our next guest wants to increase America's manufacturing sector.
By ensuring that every dollar transportation investment put toward getting Americans back to work California congressman John Garamendi who is now for supper.
California congressman hello again to you let's talk about this because we are gonna get the jobs report on Friday.
You want 85% of all federally funded projects to be American made materials.
Is that correct.
That's correct certainly in the transportation sector these are the buses the trains the plane so we're using our tax money to buy.
I'm simply saying if it's our tax money let's spend it on American made equipment 85%.
A train must be built in America that can be done.
Right here in Sacramento Siemens is building locomotives 100% American made because the -- said.
He ought to make him an American -- -- okay.
-- congressman worsening on sixteen trillion dollars in national debt right now and the taxpayer is stressed to the Max and very concerned about that debt.
What if we're gonna be buying and spending American tax dollars on a new bridge and erode fair enough cushion we get the -- deal as American taxpayers.
Well depends if you want a deal for China do you want a deal for America if you want American workers to.
To be employed if you want American business says to have those.
Opportunities -- you should be spending.
Our tax dollars on American made equipment has simply not -- -- -- America congressman even at that it racist notion that.
Now it won't increase the national debt at all.
-- give an example the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge.
This deal was produced in China supposed to be 10% cheaper at the end of the day because of faulty steel faulty -- turned out to be 10% more expensive and 6000.
Jobs wound up in China.
Zero in America.
Those jobs would have paid American taxes.
So it's our tax money are we -- expanded in China we're gonna spend it in America.
My bill says 85% of your tax policies of the gasoline tax the -- tax that -- -- at the pump spend it in America American jobs American business says let's build from the inside out and rebuilt.
Our American manufacturing sector while we do it and it can and it is being done.
OK congressman what additional slightly in doubt this is gonna be -- -- -- isn't this week with the convention.
For the Democrats and that is the issue.
A green energy whether it's solar project -- projects used all.
To this -- are defending when energy projects in California even though in many parts of the country they have -- met been met with resistance not in my backyard that argument obviously.
Do you think that wind energy projects are still a vital piece.
Energy policy in this country.
Absolutely absolutely wind energy solar energy green technologies to advanced biofuels all of these things have to be and our future interestingly.
There -- China's future there even in Saudi Arabia's future so we need to be doing it in America and when we subsidize those projects -- solar in the wind.
Once again make sure that art subsidies are spent on American made equipment that's another piece of legislation I have so if you gotta put up a wind turbine.
By an American made wind turbine do you want to use your own money side where -- you want but it fits it.
And write our tax money subsidizing it then let's make it an America.
Congressman Garamendi unwavering as always we Hennessy and -- insurance very sick and congressman's eyes out if due to be a pleasure -- -- --
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