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Sources: USTR shared NAFTA proposals with Capitol Hill despite interagency opposition

September 27, 2017 at 10:54 AM
OTTAWA -- The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has shared controversial proposals it intends to table in the NAFTA negotiations with the congressional committees of jurisdiction even though other government agencies objected to moving forward with them, sources said, leaving some to question whether the interagency process is broken. Those controversial proposals include text on government procurement, dispute settlement, investment and a sunset clause. Sources said those proposals were objected to by at least one party in the interagency...


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