Pence blames both parties for manufacturing woes
WASHINGTON - Republican vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence is blaming both Democrats and Republicans for the decline of manufacturing in the United States.
The Indiana governor was addressing about 200 people Wednesday at Charlotte Pipe and Foundry in North Carolina.
He said policies by both Republican and Democratic administrations have eroded America's manufacturing industry. Pence also said the country has been neither smart nor tough in defending U.S. jobs from international trade. He said that will change if he and Donald Trump are elected in November.
Pence, wearing a hard hat and safety glasses, toured the manufacturing portion of the plant, shaking hands with some workers.
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