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Inside U.S. Trade - 11/15/2019

Pelosi says USMCA deal is 'imminent'

November 14, 2019 at 1:18 PM
A resolution between the Trump administration and House Democrats over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is “imminent,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday. Pelosi earlier this year instructed nine House Democrats to negotiate changes to USMCA with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that would strengthen the deal’s labor, environmental, pharmaceutical and enforcement provisions. “We are moving positively on [USMCA],” Pelosi said at her weekly press conference. “Again, it all comes down to enforcement. I do believe that if we can get...

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