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Inside U.S. Trade - 11/09/2018

Analysts: Post-election USMCA outlook is good, but road may be rocky

November 08, 2018 at 5:56 PM
In the wake of the midterm elections that flipped control of the House to Democrats, analysts see a bumpy, but still ultimately successful, path to ratification for the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. "I honestly don't think it changes a whole lot," said Edward Alden, a senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, on USMCA chances post-midterms, though he said he expected some political maneuvering. "Broadly, I think the deal will pass." Whether the Democrats can force any changes to the...

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