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Trade issues aired out in Democratic debates, with Biden calling for labor improvements to USMCA

August 1, 2019 at 11:54 AM
Democratic presidential candidates condemned the Trump administration’s trade policy during a second round of debates this week, with frontrunner Joe Biden saying he would not support a new North American Free Trade Agreement unless it was renegotiated with labor groups at the table. CNN hosted the debates on consecutive nights in Detroit. Speaking in a state that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, has lost 168,403 manufacturing jobs since NAFTA was enacted, many of the candidates called for trade...

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