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White House focused on state, local efforts to push Congress on USMCA

August 9, 2019 at 3:42 PM
The White House is focusing its efforts to convince Congress to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on state and local campaigns, hoping to gin up grassroots support among voters who will pressure lawmakers to support President Trump’s signature trade pact, according to a senior administration official and a USMCA coalition representative. The administration is expected to soon step up its push for USMCA passage as Congress’ August recess draws to a close and the window for the White House to submit...

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