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Trade Committee MPs tell U.S. lawmakers clock is ticking to ratify new NAFTA

By Neil Moss      

MPs said many American members of Congress were not aware of Canada's looming election and the timeline for Canada to ratify the renegotiated trade pact.

Seven MPs from the House Committee on International Trade were on Capitol Hill from May 8 to 10 calling on U.S. legislators to urge President Donald Trump to remove steel and aluminum tariffs. They pressed the need to move on ratification of the new NAFTA. The Hill Times file photograph

Canada has reached a deal with the U.S. to lift the steel and aluminum tariffs that have been a sticking point for ratifying the new NAFTA.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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