"The U.S. and Canada have agreed to drop their tariffs on each other’s steel and aluminum and all related retaliatory #tariffs, removing a major source of friction between the two countries and a key obstacle to the ratification of the new #NAFTA." https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2019/05/17/us-and-canada-expected-to-announce-end-of-steel-and-aluminum-tariffs.html
So one could say we are back to where we started a year ago but with industries on both sides of the border hurt, and trump taking a victory lap for putting out a fire he started.
#tariffs #NAFTA #USMCA https://www.npr.org/2019/05/17/724357441/u-s-to-lift-tariffs-on-canadas-and-mexico-s-steel-and-aluminum?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190517
As well as the following clause:
"The United States has agreed to do whatever it damn well pleases, whenever it damn well pleases, and that includes to unilaterally walk away from this deal, as well as impose any kind of tariffs it chooses."
Fixed it for ya.
.@JustinTrudeau "This is pure good news, for canadians, for families as they head into that long weekend right across the country...families will know their jobs are a little more secure".
#CUSMA #USMCA #NAFTA
The new #NAFTA is filled with corporate giveaways that directly impinge on state and federal authority to protect the public. Mainers are right to be skeptical that it will fix #farmers' woes, says @SharonTreat
I've changed the name to
“Canadian Ambassador to the United States David MacNaughton said he’s ‘ecstatic’ that the White House lifted its #tariffs on Canadian steel & aluminum, and he expects the new #NAFTA agreement to become official this summer.” @AmbMacNaughton https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/usmca-will-be-ratified-in-u-s-by-july-ambassador-macnaughton-predicts-1.4428092
FYI, here is where Stephen Harper advocated for any #NAFTA deal at any cost and criticized the Trudeau government for it's tough negotiating stance with Trump. Proof that Scheer and the @CPC_HQ would have sold us out. #USMCA #cdnpoli #cdnecon https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/10/27/ex-pm-stephen-harper-pens-memo-slamming-trudeau-government-over-nafta-talks.html
“While Pelosi previously said she wants to work with the administration to make the deal better for Democrats, this is the first time she has directed members of her party to sit down across the table from the @USTradeRep & his team.” #USMCA #NAFTA https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-21/democrats-tackle-usmca-sticking-points-while-white-house-waits
Need to know the differences between #NAFTA and the new #USMCA? Check out this infographic from the @PassUSMCA - available on our #trade website - http://www.pnwer.org/uploads/2/3/2/9/23295822/usmca-nafta_comparison_infographic_19_mv.pdf
Pence will travel to Canada to rally support for new #NAFTA https://thehill.com/policy/finance/444647-pence-to-travel-to-canada-to-rally-support-for-new-nafta by @Brett_Samuels27
Smart trade policy: international trade isn’t the problem - it’s trade policies that empower corporations while leaving American workers behind. By @edwardalden via @ForeignPolicy #USMCA #NAFTA #TradeMatters #TradeOn https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/05/21/democrats-wont-win-by-being-trump-lite-on-trade-tariffs-china-sanders-warren-biden/
Congratulations on #NAFTA? https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/1130786819799433219
So .@gop, we are back to #NAFTA and the Leader of you party wasted considerable amount of Federal $ for this stunt. Fuck you all! https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/1130786819799433219
Biden’s record on trade is already drawing attacks from the left and right. #Nafta hurt American jobs. Biden’s Nafta Vote Is a Liability in the Rust Belt - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-14/biden-s-nafta-vote-is-a-liability-in-the-rust-belt
While @AndrewScheer yammers on about...(wait, what is it that he’s yammering about??) the PM is getting sh*t done. This, Andrew, is called leadership: Canada, U.S., Mexico reach deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs - CTV News #cdnpoli #NAFTA https://apple.news/ANguCH0BUTeGSy7gbhQg1nw
Kamala Harris says she wouldn't have voted for #NAFTA https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/443314-kamala-harris-says-she-wouldnt-have-voted-for-nafta
Much like the old #NAFTA
#NAFTA @Relations between Canada and China at ‘worst since Tiananmen Square’: expert https://globalnews.ca/news/5264467/canada-china-relations-worst-since-tiananmen-square/