President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk down the stairs from Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. on Monday, June 16, 2014. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are returning from Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Obama vows to build up manufacturing
By JIM KUHNHENN
| The Associated Press
First Published Jun 17 2014 12:11 pm • Last Updated Jun 17 2014 12:17 pm
Pittsburgh • President Barack Obama says American manufacturing is a good bet in a global economy and he’s going to make promotion of U.S. products a priority during the rest of his time in office.
Obama says in a visit to Pittsburgh that technological advances at home are putting production tools in the hands of everybody who has a good idea. He says he wants to have policies to encourage more entrepreneurship to lift up the U.S. economy.
As an example, he showed off the special case he uses to protect his iPad.
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