Are manufacturing jobs coming back to the US?

August 16, 2019

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Plant workers listen as US President Donald Trump speaks about energy production and manufacturing at the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaco, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 13, 2019.

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President Donald Trump again touted how he has brought manufacturing jobs back to the United States. But has he? We dive into the numbers. Plus, the Department of Homeland Security funds programs to steer children away from radicalization, but it's not reaching kids who could grow up to be white supremacists. And Spain has its own version of a "Green New Deal" to help transition its coal workers to jobs in renewable energy.

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