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Ryan: USTR must deliver NAFTA text by May 17 for a vote this year

May 10, 2018 at 5:59 PM
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has laid down May 17 as the deadline for NAFTA negotiators to reach a final deal -- with finished text -- or the current Congress will be unable to vote on the deal due to time lines laid out in the Trade Promotion Authority law. "As the author of TPA, I can tell you, we have to have the paper, not just an agreement, we have to have the paper from USTR by May 17...

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