Bush’s Trade Legacy on the Line as Trump Attempts to Replace Nafta



William Mauldin | The Wall Street Journal

President Trump will pay his respects today to the late President George H.W. Bush, after last week also saying farewell to one of the legacies of his Republican predecessor—the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Nafta was signed in Mr. Bush’s last year in office and ratified under President Bill Clinton the following year. Mr. Trump is set to begin the process of withdrawing from Mr. Bush’s original agreement, seeking to replace it with the Trump administration’s reworked pact called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.

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