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Pro-NAFTA Lawmakers Urge Trump to Not Blow Up Trade Pact

Posted December 06, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Alexander Panetta – Canadian Press)

A number of pro-trade American lawmakers had lunch with Donald Trump on Tuesday as they ramped up the political campaign to prevent him from blowing up NAFTA.

Trump met at the White House with senior staff and a half-dozen Republican senators, who urged him not to start cancelling NAFTA, which Trump has threatened to do as a bargaining tactic.

This came after a similar meeting in which U.S. car companies took their concerns to U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence. They are frustrated with auto proposals the Trump team has put on the negotiating table and dozens of lawmakers recently echoed their concerns in a public letter. Click here to read more.