Experts tell contractors to prepare for Buy American executive order's effects

By Marjorie Censer / May 2, 2017 at 12:42 PM
Defense contracting experts say President Trump's Buy American and Hire American executive order could have repercussions for contractors, but note it's too early to say for certain. The executive order, published last month , states it "shall be the policy of the executive branch to maximize, consistent with law, through terms and conditions of federal financial assistance awards and federal procurements, the use of goods, products, and materials produced in the United States." Within 60 days, it states, the commerce...

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