Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue said Thursday that his organization was going to ensure that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade made it through Congress, calling it a top priority for the year.
The Chamber’s next priority would be to pressure the Trump administration to exempt Canada and Mexico from the steel and aluminum tariffs it has imposed on its neighbor countries, he added.
“First of all, we are going to get it done,” Donohue told reporters after giving his organization’s “State of American Business” speech Thursday. He said that 14 million jobs depend on the trade between the three countries. Click here to read more.
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