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House deputy whip Cuellar predicts USMCA will pass this year

July 24, 2019 at 2:39 PM
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), the House chief deputy whip, said on Wednesday that Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement this year, hinting at a significant number of Democrats likely to support it. Asked if there was a “magic number” of Democratic votes that would convince House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to bring USMCA to the House floor for a vote, Cuellar cited what he called a “very, very different feeling” about USMCA versus prior trade deals. Cuellar was one of...

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