NAFTA

SALZBURG, Austria | US, Canada will keep talking Thursday to revamp NAFTA

SALZBURG, Austria — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the European Union to soften its stance in Brexit negotiations, saying that only her government has a workable plan to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland in the U.K. and EU member state Ireland. But despite May’s appeal at an EU summit … Continue reading SALZBURG, Austria | US, Canada will keep talking Thursday to revamp NAFTA

Missouri News: Congresswoman Hartzler – Preliminary NAFTA Deal with Mexico Positive for Missouri Farmers

MISSOURI – Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) yesterday issued a statement following the White House’s announcement that it reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations. “Today’s announcement of a preliminary bilateral trade agreement between the U.S. and Mexico signifies progress and improved trade relationships with a key trading partner,” … Continue reading Missouri News: Congresswoman Hartzler – Preliminary NAFTA Deal with Mexico Positive for Missouri Farmers

WASHINGTON | The Latest: NAFTA is being renamed US-Mexico Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON — The Latest on a U.S. trade agreement with Mexico (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump says he intends to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and call its replacement “the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement” — a name that would exclude the third NAFTA partner, Canada. Trump made the comments after … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: NAFTA is being renamed US-Mexico Trade Agreement

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Yesterday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray.  The two leaders talked about the importance of reducing irregular migration through Mexico and the region and discussed the need for greater investment … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

WASHINGTON  | On trade policy, Trump is turning GOP orthodoxy on its head

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s trade policies are turning long-established Republican orthodoxy on its head, marked by tariff fights and now $12 billion in farm aid that represents the type of government intervention GOP voters railed against a decade ago. President George W. Bush increased the number of countries partnering with the United States on … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | On trade policy, Trump is turning GOP orthodoxy on its head

WASHINGTON | Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new leftist president-elect

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on Friday on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations — or make them worse. U.S.-Mexico ties have deteriorated significantly under President Donald Trump, who campaigned on building a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new leftist president-elect

MEXICO CITY | The Latest: Trump sees ‘good’ ties with Mexico’s new leader

MEXICO CITY — The Latest on Mexico’s presidential election (all times local): 1:30 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is predicting a positive relationship with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.   Trump says he “had a lot of good conversation” with the leftist leader Monday for about 30 minutes, a day after Lopez Obrador’s victory. … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | The Latest: Trump sees ‘good’ ties with Mexico’s new leader