WFMZ: Sestak Speaks About Jobs, Outsourcing In Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Jobs were on Democrat Joe Sestak’s mind when he visited his campaign office in Allentown Friday.

The U.S. Senate nominee spoke out about the outsourcing of American jobs.

Sestak said the U.S. will lose 500,000 jobs this year because of our economic policies with China.

Sestak is up against Republican and former Lehigh Valley Congressman Pat Toomey. He said that, as a Congressman, Pat Toomey supported legislation that made it easier for China to trade with the U.S., despite that nation’s devalued currency and concerns over intellectual property rights.

“Despite all that, Congressman Toomey voted for that in 1999,” said Sestak. “As a direct result, Pennsylvania has lost, since then, 95,000 jobs.

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