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-- -- since US consumers are urged to buy American you think our own federal government at the very least would buy American.
Especially on a defense contract.
Here first -- this Brazilian made amber air attack plan against the hawker Beechcraft AT six.
Manufactured at this Wichita Kansas factory.
We calculate that they're playing to about 38% more expensive than our.
Exact figures aren't available but the air force awarded the one billion dollar contract to Brazil.
That's gonna cost this country 12100 high quality jobs why are you selecting an inferior product that cost more.
That's made outside United States with US taxpayer dollars.
This buying it.
Amber -- says -- plane is better while the Pentagon concluded that multiple deficiencies and significant weaknesses found in the hopper proposal.
Mean it technically unacceptable.
And resulted in unacceptable mission risk but was 750.
Hawkers already in use by the US military.
Critics say the American company is a victim of politics.
In a global economy the United States and Brazil should expand trade expand investment.
So we create new jobs and new opportunities in both of our nation's.
In awarding the contract US overlooked Brazil's UN voting record.
It's close ties with Iran and a federal investigation November air for bribery and corruption.
Three that's definitely -- when -- people of America.
Understand that Obama is outsourcing national -- job.
We will be upset.
Now Embraer said this morning that they won not because of politics the performance -- the plane was simply batter in the air.
We are told that -- -- taking their protest the federal -- bill addressing we will follow within.
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