Donald Trump's position on garment manufacturing is, unsurprisingly, questionable.

On our minds is Donald Trump and his double standard position on garment manufacturing. Whilst moving outsourced jobs (including garment production) back to the US is a key selling point on his campaign agenda, the reality show star turned presidential candidate has long produced his own clothing line of men’s suits in factories of questionable standards far beyond the US borders. BuzzFeed News recently brought light to the matter after having investigated one of the outsourced manufacturers’ sites in Honduras. Workers and supervisors (all keen to stay anonymous in fear of losing their jobs) interviewed reported dangerously hot premises, verbal abuse and unsanitary food in addition to pays that do not cover a living. The factory, Protexsa, denied the investigators entry to the premises or the chance to interview the factory management and the Trump campaign allegedly has not responded to requests for comment about the clothing line and its production. Read more here.


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