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Pro-labor groups, congressional allies seek more transparency in NAFTA rounds

August 15, 2017
Labor and public interest groups, and their congressional allies, are urging the Trump administration to make public the negotiating texts tabled in the NAFTA talks after each negotiating round is concluded -- but the administration already has ruled out such an approach. “Our process is fairly well-defined by our [Trade Promotion Authority] legislation,” a USTR official said on a press call today. “The text itself that will be exchanged among the governments is classified text so that is not released,...


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