January 9, 2018 | By: JORDAN FABIAN –
President Trump on Monday promised he would get a “better deal” from Canada and Mexico in talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
“I am working very hard to get a better deal for our country, for our farmers and our manufacturers,” Trump said during a speech to the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention in Nashville, Tenn.
The president said “it’s not the easiest negotiation” because the U.S.’s North American neighbors are “making all of that money,” but pledged he will “make it fair to you people again.”
Trump tempered his fiery rhetoric on trade in front of the group of farmers and agribusiness leaders, who largely support free-trade agreements like NAFTA.
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