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Donald Trump Celebrates American Steelworkers in Illinois

“They were dumping steel all over the country, dumping it like garbage, and they were putting you people out of work,” Trump told the workers at the factory, referring to subsidized cheap steel imports from countries like China. 

President Donald Trump speaks on trade at Granite City Works Steel Coil Warehouse, Thursday, July 26, 2018, Granite City, Ill. (

Why Minnesota’s Iron Range Is Trump Country

People were declaring it “game over” for the northern Minnesota region two years ago. Now the mines, factories, and business of the Iron Range are booming again.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - OCTOBER 31: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at the Deltaplex Arena October 31, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With just eight days until the election, polls show a slight tightening in the race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)