U.S., Canadian trade negotiators go down to wire with looming deadline for NAFTA deal

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(Worthy News) - U.S. and Canadian officials on Thursday frantically tried to hammer out final sticking points for a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, with one day left before President Trump’s deadline for an agreement.

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland huddled for hours with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to decide key issues for Ottawa to join a U.S.-Mexico deal that would scrap the three-way NAFTA.

“We have had very intensive work being done by officials who were meeting late into the night last night on a number of different issues,” Ms. Freeland told reporters as she arrived for the third day of trade talks in Washington. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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  1. I remember being told, "if you're not willing to walk away from the table, you shouldn't even be at the table." I couldn't care less if we get an agreement with Canada or not. But if we do, it might only strengthen the Pretty Boy Trudy's position as Post Mortem. And I'd rather not have that.

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