Jake Tapper Rips Trump Hypocrisy on 'Buy American' Executive Order

'The president just signed an executive order to buy American. So wait, does that mean he wants me to stop buying Trump products?'

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CNN's Jake Tapper.
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CNN's Jake Tapper took President Trump to task for the apparent hypocrisy of his Tuesday "Buy American, Hire American" executive order, a center-piece of his "America First" agenda, which prioritizes American workers over foreign workers while his businesses and family do not.

"The president just signed an executive order to buy American. So wait, does that want he wants me to stop buying Trump products?" asked Tapper.

"The Lead starts right now. Make America buy American again; President Trump ordering the U.S. government to buy America, buy American and hire American but should the president be looking into his own company's business practices first?

Trump's executive order reviews the H-1B visa program for highly skilled foreign workers, however it does not include a review of the H-2B program, which Trump companies have used to hire more than 1,100 foreign workers since 2000, according to Reuters.

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