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Heitkamp: Administration needs to hear more from Capitol Hill about NAFTA, KORUS worries

November 13, 2017 at 12:53 PM
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), noting recent conversations with key administration officials on trade and NAFTA in particular, said this week that the administration needs to hear more from lawmakers on the impact of withdrawing from major trade deals. Lauding comments made by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue -- an ardent proponent of agricultural trade who was credited with helping to keep President Trump from withdrawing from NAFTA earlier this year -- Heitkamp said his advocacy is not enough. “I know that...

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