Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Free Trade



Compete with China and we win without war

Q: What about China's expansionism?

KENNEDY: China does not want a war with the United States. We spent three times on our on our military what they do. We have 800 bases abroad; they have one and a half. Look, they want to compete with us. They want to bury us but they want to do it on an economic playing field. And they need us. You know, they cannot survive without us.

Q: We're their marketplace; we are the biggest buyer of Chinese goods by far.

KENNEDY: Right, so I'm not afraid of the US competing with China head to head and countries around the world. I think that's good for us. I think we win that competition. I'm not somebody who thinks that we should divide the world. I think the shared markets are ultimately good for the world because they decrease the chance of war. When you when you treat somebody as an adversary, they tend to become one. There are a group of people in the State Department who want constant pipeline of new wars to feed the military industrial complex

Source: CNBC "Last Call" interview with 2023 Presidential hopefuls , Aug 30, 2023

Industry ruined by 40 years of misguided free trade schemes

We will rebuild the industrial infrastructure, ruined by forty years of off-shoring and misguided "free trade" schemes. We will enact policies that favor small and medium businesses, which are the nation's real job creators and the dynamos of American enterprise. We will support labor in reclaiming its fair share of American prosperity. We will break up "too-big-to-fail" banks and monopolies, and when crisis strikes, bail out the homeowners, debtors, and small business owners instead.
Source: 2024 Presidential campaign website kennedy24.com , May 4, 2023

Other candidates on Free Trade: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on other issues:
2024 Republican Presidential Candidates:
Gov. Doug Burgum (R-ND)
Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ)
Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL)
Larry Elder (R-CA;withdrew)
Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC)
Rep. Will Hurd (R-FL;withdrew)
Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR)
Perry Johnson (R-IL)
Mayor Steve Laffey (R-RI)
Former V.P.Mike Pence (R-IN;withdrew)
Vivek Ramaswamy (R-OH)
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
Secy. Corey Stapleton (R-MT)
Mayor Francis Suarez (R-FL;withdrew)
Former Pres.Donald Trump (R-NY)

2024 Democratic and 3rd-party primary candidates:
Pres. Joe Biden (D-DE)
V.P.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (I-NY)
Chase Oliver (L-GA)
Rep.Dean Phillips (D-MN)
Jill Stein (Green)
Cornel West (Green Party)
Kanye West (Birthday Party)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)
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