Representative Cuellar Provides Statement On Trumps NAFTA Update

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Congressman Henry Cuellar released the following statement after President Trump notified Congress of his intent to sign a trade agreement with Mexico without having completed negotiations with Canada:

“President Trump’s official notice to Congress today is a welcomed step forward in the NAFTA negotiation process. This is a clear signal that the administration is serious about solidifying a final deal on an updated NAFTA that will continue to spur growth and economic development for both countries, as it has since its inception over two decades ago.

“Although we have not yet been briefed on the specifics of the agreement, significant progress has been made. I urge the administration to continue to develop a deal that includes Canada, so that we may continue to build upon the successes of the 24-year-old, trilateral trade agreement.”

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