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Trump Threat to Cancel NAFTA Threatens the Heartland of American Industry

Posted November 17, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Paul Haber – W5/CTV News)

As one the most dependent exporting cities in America, Columbus, Indiana relies heavily on trade between Canada and Mexico.

Nervetheless, its residents voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump’s protectionist agenda and the call to cancel NAFTA, the free trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico.

The votes for Trump may be in part due to the fact Columbus is also the hometown of Vice President Mike Pence. It is where he was born and raised. His brother still lives and works in this community of about 45,000 people.

At the heart of this town is one of America’s biggest engine makers, Cummins Inc. Click here to read more and/or watch the preview video.

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