Shep Smith rains on Trump’s Buy American announcement: Prices will go way up for you (Raw Story)
Fox News host Shep Smith warned Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s latest executive order could cause the cost of goods to increase.
Shortly before Trump announced he would sign a so-called “Buy American and Hire American” order to review the H-1B visa program for foreign workers, Smith said the president’s executive action could harm the U.S. economy instead of improving it.
“Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Google, and others all hire thousands and thousand of using it,” the Fox News host explained. “Even automakers, including Ford and GM, use this program to find engineers. Executives for those companies argue they can’t always find enough American workers with the skills needed for the specific jobs. They also claim the program encourages students to stay in the United States after school.”