• Trump's landmark trade deal with Canada and Mexico is suddenly in trouble

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    The highlight of President Donald Trump's trade policy has been the new trade deal with Mexico and Canada - the USMCA.
    The deal must still be approved by Congress.
    Democrats are generally more skeptical of free trade deals.
    They now control the House following the midterms and could vote to reject the deal without some important changes.
    Additionally, some conservative GOP members have raised concerns about provisions in the USMCA that strengthen workplace protections for LGBT workers.
    The biggest success of President Donald Trump's prolonged trade battles has come in the form of a revised...
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  • Trump's Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress

    Trump's Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress

    22 days ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump may be touting his trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a victory, but emerging complaints from liberals and conservatives are threatening to sink the agreement in Congress. Democrats, whose votes Trump needs to pass the deal in the House, say they want to see stronger protections against pollution and climate change, improved labor standards in Mexico and certainty that the U.S. will regain jobs lost to Mexico. And they want assurances the deal can be enforced. Meanwhile, a group of 40 Republicans is protesting new protections for LGBT workers that Canada insisted...
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