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Trump's comments on NAFTA timing and Mexico's election welcomed by Canada

January 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Canada has taken President Trump's latest comments on NAFTA talks – in particular, his thoughts on Mexico's presidential election as a complicating factor – as a welcome suggestion that negotiations could be extended. Trump, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal this week, reiterated his pledge to terminate the deal if the U.S. can't strike a new one on its terms – but said he was leaving the timing “a little flexible because they have an election coming...

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