Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren calls for ‘managing’ the dollar, and a new agency, to create jobs

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Elizabeth Warren waves to the crowd before speaking at an organizing event on Feb. 18, 2019 in Glendale, Calif.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is calling for the U.S. to manage the value of the dollar as part of a plan to boost American jobs, which also includes a new federal agency focused on job creation.

Warren, a Massachusetts senator, on Tuesday released what she called “a plan for economic patriotism” as well as a $2 trillion blueprint to help the U.S. lead the clean-energy sector.

In a post on Medium, Warren calls for “more actively managing our currency value to promote exports and domestic manufacturing.

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