Skip to comments.Trumpís Tough Talk on Nafta Raising Fears of Pactís Demise
Posted on 10/11/2017 1:33:27 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
WASHINGTON The North American Free Trade Agreement, long a punching bag for President Trump, is edging closer toward collapse as negotiators gather for a fourth round of contentious talks here this week.
In recent weeks, the Trump administration has sparred with American businesses that support Nafta and pushed for significant changes that negotiators from Mexico and Canada say are nonstarters. All the while, the president has continued threatening to withdraw the United States from the trade agreement, which he has maligned as the worst in history.
On Wednesday, as he sat beside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in the Oval Office, Mr. Trump again said it was possible that the United States would drop out of Nafta.
Its possible we wont be able to make a deal, and its possible that we will, the president said. Well see if we can do the kind of changes that we need. We have to protect our workers. And in all fairness, the prime minister wants to protect
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The sooner out the better
This is a piece of that “trillions of dollars are at stake” meme Sundance is regularly referencing.
If it’s anything like the UN and NATO, you can be sure the USA is doing all the heavy lifting—and getting goosed while doing it.
Let it collapse and MAGA.
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