“The buy and hire American order I’m about to sign will protect workers and students like you, it’s America first, you better believe it. It’s time. It’s time, right?” President Donald Trump told a crowd of students and employees at the headquarters of Snap-On Tools, a Wisconsin-based manufacturer.

President Trump signed the executive order Tuesday directing federal agencies to implement the “Buy American, Hire American.”

‘Buy American, Hire American’

Both ‘buy American’ and ‘hire American’ rules have been enormously diluted over time, resulting in many lost job opportunities for American workers.” said one of the senior administration official.

As President Trump approaches the 100-day mark of his presidency he is eager to show signs of success and action.