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Jesus Seade

Mexico withdraws USMCA objection

Mexico is withdrawing its objection to a labor provision in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement that threatened to derail the USMCA approval process, which is expected to take a major step forward this week in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi: USMCA vote could slip into 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says negotiations to bring the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to the House floor are ongoing, but procedural steps required once a deal with the Trump administration is secured could push a vote into the new year.
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Rep. Earl Blumenauer

House GOP and Dems split over urgency of USMCA vote

The Trump administration is in a hurry for Congress to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, but many House Democrats showed Wednesday at a hearing that they won’t be hurried as they contemplate changes to the renegotiated North American trade pact.
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Farm

Business rules seen raising some farm tax bills

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2017 - The House GOP tax bill’s new rules for partnerships and other “pass-through” small businesses, together with new requirements for paying self-employment taxes, could significantly offset some of the legislation’s benefit to farms, experts say.
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