Dan Griswold, not Larry Kudlow.
Kudlow makes the relevant comment that I am referring to.
Trade deficits are great if you want foreigners owning your country.And remember, countries manufacture have much more employment in other sectors: The link between manufacturing and economic growth is critical. Every dollar in final sales of manufactured products supports $1.33 in output from other sectors—this is the largest multiplier of any sector. Manufacturing investments create ripples across the economy, creating jobs and growth in other industries.https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/07/how-manufacturing-can-shape-our-future/