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Former USTR official warns U.S. approach to NAFTA could backfire against U.S. agriculture

April 20, 2017 at 1:19 PM
Darci Vetter, chief agriculture negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative during the Obama administration, this week cautioned President Trump’s team to seek a more measured approach to NAFTA talks and warned that a failure to do so could backfire against the U.S. agriculture industry in particular, making it an easy target for retaliation. Vetter, speaking at an April 19 event hosted by Georgetown University, said despite the negative rhetoric about NAFTA in many other sectors, the administration...

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