USA's economy hangs on a strong infrastructure. Infrastructure drives productivity. But USA's infrastructure is crumbling around us. Why? Repairing and modernizing costs money. Where can Congress find the money without increasing the National Debt? Charter an Infrastructure Bank --
A mutually beneficial trade relationship with Mexico is entirely possible – a relationship that looks more like our Canadian trading relationship. More manufacturing jobs are an opportunity to expand the Mexican middle class but not all of those jobs have to come at the expense of American workers.
The more goods and services Americans buy from fellow Americans the faster the economy grows. This domestically fueled growth makes our economy less vulnerable to international economic pressures.