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July 17, 2019
President Donald Trump claims he has “tremendous Democrat support” in the House for the accord he signed last year with Mexico and Canada to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. He threatens to withdraw from Nafta if Congress doesn’t quickly pass his new trade deal. House Speaker Nancy...


June 26, 2019
Several actions taken by the Trump administration over the last two years have severely strained trade relations between Europe and the United States, weakening the transatlantic backbone of the global, rules-based trading system. But an even more worrisome threat to that relationship may be in the...

Chad P. Bown (PIIE)