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Democrats in Kenosha County talk Pres. Trump's 'broken promises' ahead of VP Pence's visit

NOW: Democrats in Kenosha County talk Pres. Trump’s ’broken promises’ ahead of VP Pence’s visit


KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Kenosha County Democrats voiced their opinions hours before Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the county on Wednesday, Oct. 23. 

About 20 people, including Democratic state lawmakers, attended the counter news conference at the Kenosha County Democratic Headquarters. 

The theme was "broken promises," that they say President Trump's administration gave them in 2016. 

Those who spoke at the event say some of those broken promises include creating jobs, raising wages, strengthening the state's economy, and infrastructure. 

Local Democrats said they need to do everything they can to prevent President Trump from getting re-elected in 2020. 

Vice President Pence is expected to mainly talk about the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement that Pence is promoting, but Democratic officials say it isn't working. 

“Both Trump and Pence were elected by promising that they were going to renegotiate these trade deals for both farmers and workers and we all know farmers have been going out of business at a faster rate here in Wisconsin than any place else in the country. I believe and in great numbers,” Democratic State Representative Tod Ohnstad of the 65th District said at the news conference. 

President Trump lost the 65th District which includes Kenosha County, but he won Kenosha County in 2016. 

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KEPGUY12 122 days ago
Organized Labor along with their Democrat allies have lamented the loss of over 1 Million jobs since NAFTA was signed by Labor Endorsed Bill Clinton in 1994. Many of these jobs were good paying, family supporting jobs. No Democrat or Republican since Bill Clinton has sought to undo the economic destruction caused by NAFTA in the manufacturing sector of the US until Trump was elected. Now the Democrats and their Organized Labor Allies are dragging their feet & blaming Trump for the continued mostly NAFTA related problems. USMCA may not be perfect but it is an enormous improvement over NAFTA. Tod Ohnstad (UAW 72) knows this but his political agenda is otherwise.
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