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Sherrod Brown Sends Trump a Plan to Renegotiate NAFTA

Posted May 02, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Eric Bradner – CNN)

Sen. Sherrod Brown is extending a Democratic hand to President Donald Trump as his administration prepares to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Brown, an Ohio populist who for years has railed against the same trade deals Trump often bashes, is sending a letter to the President on Monday outlining a four-point plan to overhaul NAFTA.

Brown is calling on Trump to secure agreements from Mexico and Canada that “Buy American” provisions won’t be weakened in negotiations — and that Mexico, in particular, will enforce labor and environmental standards, rather than allowing lax conditions that have led companies to ship jobs there to continue. Click here to read more.

Related: Letter from Senator Sherrod Brown to President Trump