Posts Tagged: NAFTA

Trump: ‘We’ll Probably End up Terminating NAFTA’

Donald Trump sent a warning to Mexico on Tuesday night about the NAFTA renegotiations. “Personally, I don’t think we can make a deal because we have been so badly taken advantage of,” Trump said during the Arizona rally. “I think we’ll probably end up terminating NAFTA at some point.” Trade representatives from the U.S., Canada,… Read more »

NAFTA Renegotiation Begins

USTR says Trump seeks major changes, but labor unions are skeptical The Trump administration began the first ever renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, hoping to fulfill one of the president’s chief campaign promises. U.S. Trade Representative Amb. Robert Lighthizer opened the “historic day” hoping to advance Trump’s trade agenda, which… Read more »

Revisiting NAFTA: Ronald Reagan On Free Trade In North America

The Trump administration’s announcement of objectives in updating the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, provide a good opportunity to reflect on President Ronald Reagan’s vision for North America. Congress passed legislation authorizing implementation of NAFTA in 1993, and President Bill Clinton signed it. But 14 years earlier, in 1979, candidate Reagan proposed his… Read more »

Mike Pence Promises To Modernize NAFTA In Speech During Trudeau Visit

Mike Pence promises to ‘modernize NAFTA’ in speech during Trudeau visit PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The Canadian government has gotten what it wanted this week during U.S. meetings: clear, public reassurances from American politicians that the North American Free Trade Agreement will be preserved, and that commerce between the countries will continue to be encouraged. That was the… Read more »