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Inside U.S. Trade - 04/12/2019

Kind: Lawmakers need ‘better explanation’ for why USMCA shouldn't be re-opened

April 10, 2019 at 2:16 PM
Following a briefing from the AFL-CIO on Wednesday, Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) said a significant number of Democrats feel tweaks must be made to the text of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and called on the three countries to better explain why re-opening talks “would be so difficult.” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka briefed members of the Democratic caucus on lingering labor issues with USMCA following an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Both Trumka and Pelosi this month said the pact...

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