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Senators: Trump called NAFTA withdrawal threat a ‘negotiating tactic,’ urged them to ‘trust’ him

October 25, 2017 at 7:31 PM
President Trump told Republican senators in private on Tuesday he believes the U.S. must trigger a withdrawal from NAFTA to move Canada and Mexico to negotiate more seriously, adding that they should “trust” him to get a better deal, multiple senators told Inside U.S. Trade . “The president said there was no way to get the changes we need unless we get out, then have six months to negotiate,” said one GOP senator who strongly backs NAFTA. The senator said...

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