Part of Trump’s booming economic growth during his presidency so far has been due to his committment to re-negotiating trade deals that have been ripping off everyday Americans while benefitting the elite.
This is why he has been imposing tariffs on countries like China, why he has withdrawn from deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Paris Agreement, and why he is replacing NAFTA with the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.
The USMCA has been signed by Trump, Mexico’s former President Pena Nieto, and Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau – all three of whom expressed positive support for the new deal, which would benefit all three countries.
For America, the deal is predicted to lead to a huge increase in job opportunities and growth in agriculture for American farmers.
But, the USMCA has to be ratified by Congress.
And you know who doesn’t want it to go through?
Many are questioning if, despite the widespread nearly unanimous support for USMCA, Pelosi is refusing to jump on board simply because of her hatred for President Trump.
In other words, Pelosi seems to be willing to let America suffer instead of admitting Trump is right.
It’s possible that Pelosi is trying to delay the ratification of USMCA until a Democrat gets into office!
What do you think?
Is Pelosi using her go-to tactics to delay the USMCA while Trump is president?
Reuters has more details on Pelosi's "concern" over the agreement that she expressed to Canada's PM Trudeau to help you decide:
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday that Democrats are especially concerned about enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) free trade agreement and Mexico’s implementation of labor standards, a spokesman for Pelosi said.
Pelosi spoke by telephone with Trudeau to give him an update on negotiations between Congress and the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office (USTR), repeating Democrats’ “key concerns of labor standards, prescription drug prices, environmental protections and concrete enforcement mechanisms,” the spokesman said in a statement.
“The Speaker emphasized that Democrats are especially concerned with enforcement of the Agreement and Mexico continuing to implement labor standards and other key commitments,” the statement said.
The trade agreement, which leaders from the United States, Mexico and Canada signed in November, must be ratified by lawmakers in all three countries. Mexican lawmakers have already done so.
The Hill via MSN gave more insight:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke Tuesday to discuss progress on negotiations over the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), President Trump's revamped NAFTA deal.
Pelosi updated Trudeau on the discussions between the U.S. Trade Representative and the USMCA working group, a contingent of House Democrats tasked with addressing the party's concerns with the plan. The apprehensions primarily focus on the deal's labor provisions and environmental protections, among other issues.
"Speaker Pelosi gave PM Trudeau an update on the progress of the USMCA Working Group's discussions with the USTR during August, reiterating Democrats key concerns of labor standards, prescription drug prices, environmental protections and concrete enforcement mechanisms," a Pelosi spokesperson said in a statement to The Hill.
"The Speaker emphasized that Democrats are especially concerned with enforcement of the Agreement and Mexico continuing to implement labor standards and other key commitments," the spokesperson added. "PM Trudeau and the Speaker agreed to stay in touch as progress continues."