U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, an architect of the deal, is open to changes, but only to a point.
She cited a lack of enforcement tools for labour standards, drug company "handouts" and a lack of sufficiently robust measures to cut pollution or combat climate change, particularly in Mexico - and her refusal to use the deal's new name hinted at precisely why Trump wants to do away with the old one.
"The negotiations are not going to be reopened, right?" For some of them, the signing of the new deal, the USMCA, came as a relief because it stopped short of more severe disruptions that Trump had originally sought. Since Democrats now control the House of Representatives, their support will be crucial for the USMCA to get Congressional approval. "Absolutely, just no doubt about it". The revised deal has been renamed as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
In an attempt to blunt such maneuvering, Trump on Saturday said he would move to terminate the existing agreement soon - so Congress would be forced to choose between the new deal or no pact.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who Democrats have selected, proposed for House speaker next year, vociferated the deal a work underway. "It allows Mexico to dump government-subsidized produce on the US market". That letter is already in effect, he said. Crawford thinks there will be broad, bipartisan support for the agreement. "Democrats were involved from the beginning, the middle and the end", Lighthizer said.
Republicans, meanwhile, are angry over the LGBTQ protections in Section 23 of the USMCA, which call on the three countries to adopt policies for sexual orientation and gender identity, "in promotion of equality and elimination of employment discrimination".
Move design to pressure Congress to approve new deal.
He had made renegotiating NAFTA a key campaign promise.
Brown said the ultimatum is unnecessary. At Canada's insistence, Article 23 of the agreement redefines the word "sex" to include "sexual orientation and gender identity". Those provisions had prompted push-back from conservatives in the U.S.
"As now drafted this deal will put Florida seasonal vegetable growers out of business", Rubio wrote. A dozen Republican senators, including Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, advocated for a vote before the next Congress, though Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch has rebuffed the push, saying that timeline was "not realistic".
Sen. Patrick J. Toomey, R-Pa., a prominent free-trade advocate, said in an interview that he could not support the agreement as drafted because he believes it would diminish trade across the continent.
"No, I don't. The work's not done yet".
Although the three country leaders agreed to the new terms, lawmakers in each country still need to ratify the deal.
The elimination of both trade deals could expose Canada to more tariffs and import quotas and could send us back to square one with our largest trading partner.
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The Airbus A340 had a "serious malfunction" one hour into the 15-hour flight from Berlin to Buenos Aires, Merkel said. It was not immediately clear which bilateral meetings would have to be rescheduled.
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