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Canada is in no rush to join a new NAFTA deal

Sep 19, 2018
Even with the U.S. and Mexico reaching an early pact, there are still some issues to iron out before Canada joins in.
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks with reporters as she arrives for a meeting at the U.S. Trade Representative's office in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 19.
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With NAFTA stalled, U.S. and Mexican officials to meet on trade

Jul 26, 2018
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is scheduled to meet today with Mexico’s economy minister. They’re trying to revive NAFTA negotiations. Mexican officials and President Donald Trump are sounding optimistic. But what, realistically, can be accomplished in these talks? Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Trade rep nominee to tackle international deals

Jan 3, 2017
Lighthizer worked sensitive deals in Reagan Administration
President-elect Trump selected lawyer Robert Lighthizer as his administration's U.S. Trade Representative. 
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Trump picks Robert Lighthizer for U.S. Trade Representative

Jan 3, 2017
Lighthizer worked as deputy U.S. Trade Representative under the Reagan administration.