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Hatch predicts 'veto-proof' action to keep NAFTA if Trump withdraws

February 27, 2018 at 10:10 AM
Congress likely will take “veto-proof” action to preserve the North America Free Trade Agreement if President Trump withdraws from the deal, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) told reporters on Tuesday. “He certainly knows how to negotiate, and that’s certainly part of his negotiating posture,” Hatch said of the president's oft-repeated threat to withdraw from NAFTA. “But yeah, I’m concerned because we can’t afford to pull out of NAFTA.” Asked what Congress would do if Trump decided to withdraw,...

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