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Trump's new thought bubble: Make Apple manufacture in the USA


Last time I checked, the law didn't grant the president that sort of power

Let me introduce you to a concept called "interstate commerce." The federal government has constitutional regulatory authority over it. It's been misinterpreted enough that in the 1940s, it was used to punish a farmer for growing more wheat than he was allowed to grow, even though the wheat was to feed the farmer's own cattle (see Wickard v. Filburn).

Pretty sure that could be used with less twisting to help "influence" Apple et all.

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