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Trump Team Frustrated by Go-Slow Approach of Congress on NAFTA

Posted April 11, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Alexander Panetta – Canadian Press)

U.S. President Donald Trump’s point man on the North American Free Trade Agreement is expressing frustration at the go-slow attitude of American lawmakers.

Wilbur Ross says their foot-dragging in launching the renegotiating process is detrimental to the United States.

Ross says the U.S. Congress has been slow on two fronts: in confirming Trump’s new trade czar, and in approving the formal notice that would launch the 90-day process before negotiations can start.

“It’s been frustratingly slow,” the commerce secretary said in an interview Sunday with Fox. Click here to read more.