In a major blow to one of President Donald Trump most important campaign pledges, his Republican-majority Congress refrained from even bringing the highly-touted Repeal and Replace Affordable Care Act bill to a vote. Listen to the discussion between Representative Debbie Dingell, Democrat from Michigan; Representative Lee Zeldin, Republican from New York and former Presidential candidate Republican Rick Santorum on the issue.
Look inside a typical manufacturing company where robots and humans work together side-by-side. Although EVCO Plastics is expanding with robots, it is also still hiring people and sending many of them back to school for further training. “It is an educated workforce that will win the day for American manufacturing.”
Listen to congressman Louie Gohmert discussing President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from entering the US and the reaction by immigrants to this order: a protest day of immigrants not going to work.
February 14th is celebrated by many across the world as the holiday of love, better known as Valentine’s Day. Year by year consumer spending associated with this quasi-holiday (as far as we know, it is not yet a day off from work) has been on the rise. This year the US Census Bureau estimated that there were billions of dollars’ worth of merchandise shipped around the country. The video declared that a total of over $30 billion was spent on jewelry, flowers, chocolate, candy, nuts, fruit arrangements, and more.
Paul Glenchur, a Telecom & Media Policy Senior Policy Analyst, discusses why the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court is seen as a positive development by the business community. Gorsuch is a solid conservative who could, however, ignite strong opposition from Senate Democrats for his nomination.
White House Spokesman Sean Spicer explains during a press conference why President Donald Trump’s Executive Order to ban travelers entering the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries was the right thing to do. He added that career employees at the State Department who stated their objections to the ban could either “get with the program,” or leave.
The world’s largest producer of contract electronics, Foxconn, is considering partnering with Apple to build a display-panel factory in the United States. If the deal proceeds it could lead to a $7 billion investment in the US and the creation of 30,000 to 50,000 jobs.
Listen to Charlie Gasparino, Fox Business senior correspondent discuss a major investment by Bayer-Monsanto which will boost employment in the United States. The two companies, Bayer and Monsanto, are now in negotiations to wrap up a merger, and if it is successful, it could lead to billions of dollars in committed to R&D spending. The companies are waiting for government regulatory bodies to approve the deal.
In an in depth report by J. Cardoze, L. Desbois, A. Monange for France 24, Shirli Sitbon and Anca Ulea, viewers will understand the changes a business needs to make in order to afford to manufacture consumer goods in the United States. In the second half of the video Ronald Freeman, economist for the Atlantic Council, explains that the vast majority of manufacturing jobs can be done by robots. If humans are replaced by robots, production costs go down, and companies can afford to return their factories to the United States.