Skip to comments.Trump says he'll be 'formally terminating NAFTA (Immediately)
Posted on 12/01/2018 11:40:14 PM PST by tcrlafEdited 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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Liberal heads are already exploding on Twitter.
Maybe this is why we just agreed to 3 more months with China?
Smart move. Put Congres in a box.
Terminate anything with Clinton or Baraque’s signature on it.
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.
“Liberal heads are already exploding on Twitter.”
Well, at least it isn’t one of their important body parts.
awesome! Trump is giving Congress a choice: New NAFTA or No NAFTA ...
Thank you President Trump.
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.”
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.
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.
Activist Obama judge ruling the President’s order “unconstitutional” coming right up.
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.
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.
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.
I believe you’re right. Read that it gets an up and down vote with no changes.
Well done, Mr. President!
I hope they removed that LGTB stuff from the new one.
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