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Levin: Little chance of Dem support for labor provisions in Mexico deal

August 30, 2018 at 6:50 PM
Former House Ways & Means chairman Sander Levin (D-MI) said this week that the labor provisions in the U.S.-Mexico trade deal announced on Monday would garner little if any Democratic support in the House. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has called Democratic support for a NAFTA 2.0 labor chapter critical for the deal's chances in Congress. During a meeting with President Trump and lawmakers in February, Lighthizer said he believed "20 or 25 Democrats in the Senate and a large...

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