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Hassett: USMCA would pass easily if brought to a vote

April 19, 2019 at 3:26 PM
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement will win a “gazillion” votes in Congress, including many from Democrats, if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) brings it to the floor, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday. In an interview on Fox Business , the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers provided a highly optimistic view of the deal’s chances, describing a vote for USMCA as a “patriotic” decision -- and a vote against as “heartless.” Citing the U.S. International Trade Commission’s...

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