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Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress


(Worthy News) - President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico have hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the countries while the Democrats demanded stronger worker protection language.

Trump called the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to replace the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement "historic" in November. Trump argued during his campaign that both countries took advantage of the United States in the old trade agreement.

In a Washington Post op-ed last month, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, wrote that Trump's deal will die if he does not lift tariffs he placed on Canada and Mexico earlier in his presidency. Legislators in Canada and Mexico have been slow to approve the deal, as well, because of the tariffs. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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