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Lawmaker Interest in NAFTA Intensifies Amid Trump Moves

Posted February 20, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Vicki Needham – The Hill)

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has never been more popular on Capitol Hill.

The three-nation trade agreement that has long come under fire from both parties is getting a rousing defense amid a push from the Trump administration to either renegotiate or scrap the deal altogether.

Business advocates of the 24-year-old deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico say lawmakers have become significantly more interested in the pact recently amid talks to update the deal despite President Trump’s threats to withdraw from the agreement. Click here to read more.

Related: Pro-NAFTA Lobbying Efforts Draw Congressional Interest (Stratfor)