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Levin sees little chance of Democratic support for labor provisions in U.S.-Mexico deal

August 28, 2018 at 6:29 PM
Former House Ways & Means ranking member Sander Levin (D-MI) said this week that the labor provisions in the U.S.-Mexico trade deal announced on Monday would garner little if any Democratic support in the House. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has called Democratic support for a NAFTA 2.0 labor chapter critical for the deal's chances in Congress. During a meeting with President Trump and lawmakers in February, Lighthizer said he believed “20 or 25 Democrats in the Senate and a...

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