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Dems want to ban government from buying American flags made overseas

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) on Tuesday called on the House to pass legislation requiring the government to only purchase American flags that are made in the United States.

“Under current law, the American flags that fly from federal buildings ā€” on July 4th and every day of the year ā€” may be up to fifty percent foreign-made,” Brown said. “Many American companies, including Annin and Company in Coshocton [Ohio], proudly produce the American flag right here in the United States.”

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