Trump Promised to Protect Steel. Layoffs Are Coming Instead.

Steelworkers thought they would see a new dawn for their industry. But the president’s pledge to do something has actually done more harm than good.

Trump Promised to Protect Steel. Layoffs Are Coming Instead.

Steelworkers thought they would see a new dawn for their industry. But the president’s pledge to do something has actually done more harm than good.

News Analysis: Champion of the ‘Little Guy’? Trump’s Actions Tell Another Story

Instead of tearing down the establishment, President Trump’s critics say, he has helped prop it up through the tax bill, the “net neutrality” reversal and other steps.

Finding My Rosie the Riveter

I had reached out on Facebook to a dozen of the plant’s steelworkers who had agreed to train their replacements from Mexico. Shannon was the one who wrote me back that same day.