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Comment: 'Trump can’t keep complaining about America's problems. It's his job to fix them'

Trump’s speech was short, but it wasn’t sweet, writes Edmund Heaphy

20th January, 2017
Trump celebrates after his speech Pic: Getty

“Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs will be made to benefit American workers and American families.”

That’s the line from Donald Trump’s inaugural address that matters for Ireland above all else. On the campaign trail, he repeatedly warned US car makers against moving production across the border to Mexico. But he too signalled that there’d be similar consequences for US pharmaceutical companies making their drugs abroad. And very...

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