EU-UK-US Export Controls and Sanctions Alert: Trump Orders "Buy American and Hire American"

View Authors April 2017
Following through on his promise to put “America first,” President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on April 18 titled “Buy American and Hire American,” a two-part document addressing both procurement and immigration programs. As he announced the EO in Wisconsin – a state that helped him win the 2016 election – President Trump relied on many of the populist themes that drove his presidential campaign, pledging the EO would help end the “theft of American prosperity” and “protect workers and students.”