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Lighthizer: U.S. 'trade program' has no future if USMCA doesn't pass

February 27, 2019 at 5:33 PM
If Congress chooses not to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, other U.S. trade initiatives -- including a push to strike a deal with China -- will be meaningless, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday. “There is no trade program in the United States if we don’t pass the USMCA,” Lighthizer testified before the House Ways & Means Committee on Feb. 27. “There just isn’t one.” “If the Congress doesn’t see fit to pass that, then everything else is kind...

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