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Trump says he'll be 'formally terminating NAFTA (Immediately)
CTV ^ | 12-1-2018 | AP

Posted on 12/01/2018 11:40:14 PM PST by tcrlaf

Edited on 12/02/2018 10:48:22 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- U.S. President Donald Trump says he will shortly be providing formal notice to Congress that he will terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement, giving lawmakers six months to approve the replacement he recently signed. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One while returning to Washington from Argentina, Trump says: “I will be formally terminating NAFTA shortly.” Seeking to gain leverage with skeptical lawmakers to approve the revised trade pact, Trump says Congress “will have a choice” as it considers the agreement he signed with the leaders of Mexico and Canada on Friday during the Group of 20 summit. He says they can choose between the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement or “pre-NAFTA, which works very well.” Trump has made renegotiating NAFTA a centerpiece of his presidency.


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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: argentina; bluff; buenosaires; canada; g20; mexico; muchado; nafta; shamwow; treaty; trump; twitter; usmca
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Formally terminating NAFTA on Sunday!

Liberal heads are already exploding on Twitter.

1 posted on 12/01/2018 11:40:14 PM PST by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

Oh interesting.

Maybe this is why we just agreed to 3 more months with China?


2 posted on 12/01/2018 11:44:29 PM PST by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: tcrlaf

Smart move. Put Congres in a box.


3 posted on 12/01/2018 11:50:01 PM PST by Revolutionary ("Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!")
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To: tcrlaf

Terminate anything with Clinton or Baraque’s signature on it.


4 posted on 12/01/2018 11:50:12 PM PST by libh8er
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To: tcrlaf

Boom!!! Winning!!!

Go President Trump!!! We love you!,,

No more one way trade deals that is free for everyone but America!

Sold by modern day quacks repeating a filthy lie of “free market” when it was nothing but a rigged trade to screw our country.


5 posted on 12/02/2018 12:02:39 AM PST by Enlightened1
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To: tcrlaf

“Liberal heads are already exploding on Twitter.”

Well, at least it isn’t one of their important body parts.


6 posted on 12/02/2018 12:15:43 AM PST by neverevergiveup
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To: tcrlaf

awesome! Trump is giving Congress a choice: New NAFTA or No NAFTA ...


7 posted on 12/02/2018 12:40:41 AM PST by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
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To: tcrlaf

Thank you President Trump.


8 posted on 12/02/2018 1:39:33 AM PST by thoughtomator (Number of arrested coup conspirators to date: 2)
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'The US Mexico & Canada Trade Deal Replaces NAFTA' "The new Trade Agreement between Mexico and Canada (USMCA) and the United States over which Trump has been so criticized for was obviously necessary from a number of perspectives. The new USMCA is drafted as a new stand-alone trade agreement, rather than amendments to NAFTA. It includes transition provisions dealing with NAFTA, some modifications to those provisions taken from NAFTA, and a dozen new chapters. Whereas NAFTA included 22 chapters, the new agreement has 34. Beyond the criticism, the new chapters include those on labor, the environment, digital trade, and macroeconomic policy. The USMCA also includes annexes covering alcohol and proprietary food formulas as well as bilateral side letters on distinctive products, auto safety standards, biologics, cheese names, wine, water, research and development expenditures, and Section 232. There were different safety standards everyone was using and then NAFTA did not include anything to do with the INTERNET and the new digital era." Martin Armstrong
9 posted on 12/02/2018 1:40:09 AM PST by Tilting
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To: Revolutionary

It’s nice having a businessman in office. Already having a signed “deal” by Company Z, to go against the existing agreement with Company X. And even better when X and Z are the same people!

AND - this keep’s congress’s hands tied to the signed agreement! I don’t have time now - but I imagine that treaties have to be limited to what the president can legally do. For example, it can’t have in there “We will tax corn exports more so as to compete more fairly with Mexican corn.”


10 posted on 12/02/2018 1:54:40 AM PST by 21twelve (!)
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To: tcrlaf

It says clearly in the first sentence that it will be terminated in six months after which there will be the new agreement or nothing. Six months. Perhaps the headline news revising.


11 posted on 12/02/2018 2:02:21 AM PST by Dave W
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To: 21twelve
Congress can change anything it wants to. Remember the fast track trade deals. Congress voted on fast track, so the rules were nothing can be changed in that one trade deal. Each one is different. But I don't see any troubles with this deal. The democrats like it because it is very pro union, so there will be gripes about this or that, but it will be approved.

I don't think this is considered a treaty, but the Senate has changed treaties all the time. They will vote on side provisions, etc.

12 posted on 12/02/2018 2:06:37 AM PST by Dave W
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To: tcrlaf

Activist Obama judge ruling the President’s order “unconstitutional” coming right up.


13 posted on 12/02/2018 2:08:01 AM PST by 4Runner
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Schumer will lead the pack on this.

He was always against NAFTA.

Is this deal perfect?? Probably not but 100 times better than NAFTA.

And no one...but no one ever thought we'd get anything for the dairy folks from Canada.

14 posted on 12/02/2018 4:21:16 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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Liberal heads are already exploding on Twitter.

Ironic. The left opposed these trade deals, saying they would hurt the American workers by sending their jobs out of the country. Now they're angry free traitors because the President who is doing something about them happens to be President Trump.

15 posted on 12/02/2018 4:23:14 AM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Prayers for our country and President Trump)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

For awhile, I kept spreadsheets of three depressing and rather macabre things:

1) beheadings around the world
2) the number of companies closing/leaving the US
3) dead bankers.

I quit counting 1 @ 40, 2 @ 135,000 and 3 @ 36.

#2 is relevant to this thread. However, once that (#3) international banker in London pulled an Anna Karenina, I knew the world was about to go into a dark place at almost full speed. Now, the truly bad guys are ‘cleaning’ - as in covering their tracks; many of those sit in power in the US.


16 posted on 12/02/2018 4:33:42 AM PST by combat_boots (God bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust!)
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To: Dave W

I believe you’re right. Read that it gets an up and down vote with no changes.


17 posted on 12/02/2018 4:39:08 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: tcrlaf

https://clintonwhitehouse2.archives.gov/Initiatives/FastTrack/what.html


18 posted on 12/02/2018 4:41:06 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: tcrlaf

Well done, Mr. President!


19 posted on 12/02/2018 4:57:08 AM PST by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: tcrlaf

I hope they removed that LGTB stuff from the new one.


20 posted on 12/02/2018 5:49:10 AM PST by FrdmLvr (They never thought she would lose.)
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