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Progressive Caucus co-chair: Lighthizer showed new 'willingness' to address USMCA concerns

May 10, 2019 at 9:45 AM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer this week showed a new “willingness” to address the Democrats' concerns with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, which met with the USTR on Thursday. Democrats’ concerns with USMCA include ensuring that the labor and environmental provisions of the deal are enforceable and that access to affordable medicines is not hampered. “What I heard today that was different is a willingness to sit down and try...


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