6. Plutocrats HATE having heavy industry in the US
It empowers those he seeks to force into indentured servitude. Paper pushing jerkoffs like that have no love for brick & mortar businesses stateside.
It's a gamble: He's betting he can stitch together enough plutocrats with racist or religious nutjobs to squeak by. Could be he thinks the hurricane smashing the northeast's infrastructure may quell a good deal of voters normally known to vote liberal/democratic.