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Lighthizer eyes two-week window in mid-May to seal NAFTA deal

May 3, 2018 at 5:26 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer hopes to conclude a new NAFTA agreement within two weeks of May 7, when ministers from the three countries reconvene in Washington to continue negotiations, due to his desire to have the current Congress vote on the deal. "If we can get a good agreement, I'd like to get it done a week or two after that, if not then you start to have a problem," Lighthizer said on May 1 at a U.S. Chamber...

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