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USTR makes USMCA pitch to House Democrats

The Trump administration, seeking to gain support for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement from apprehensive House Democrats, sent its chief trade advisor to Capitol Hill Wednesday morning to try to sell the pact and address lawmakers’ concerns.
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Freshman Dems offer hurdles for USMCA

The House of Representatives is awash with new lawmakers. They’ve only been on the job for a few months but could present a formidable obstacle for the Trump administration as it pushes for approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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Perdue: US and EU make strides toward beef deal

U.S. complaints that Europe wasn’t living up to a promise to import American beef were ignored for years, but that’s changed in the months since the Trump administration began considering retaliatory duties on European imports. Now the two sides are talking and it looks like a deal could be in the works.
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US sunset proposal for NAFTA drives wedge in talks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2017 - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer both want a drastic sunset provision to be included in a new North American Free Trade Agreement, Ross said today, but Canadian and Mexican officials say they are opposed.
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