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Grassley: ‘Difficulty getting bipartisanship’ on USMCA technical corrections

September 10, 2020 at 10:21 AM
Efforts to correct drafting errors in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement implementing bill are facing roadblocks, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said this week, adding that he hopes to address the provisions before the end of the year. The issues, which will require congressional approval, largely involve technicalities stemming from the transition from NAFTA to USMCA. Language in the implementing bill on the North American Development Bank as well as provisions on merchandise processing fees are in need of tweaks,...

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