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Faxing for the New NAFTA

Posted April 25, 2019

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


Supporters of the USMCA say it needs to pass because its predecessor is outdated — so they’re sending faxes to make it happen. The Canadian American Business Council has launched a “Fax for USMCA” tool that uses constituents’ names and addresses to send a fax to their individual members of Congress urging them to pass the trade deal.

The tool was launched Thursday and more than 1,100 faxes were sent in the first week, Maryscott Greenwood, the council’s CEO, told Politico.

About 85 percent of the faxes sent were sent from constituents of Democrats. Greenwood said House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) has received the most: 222.