House Democrats may put kibosh on Trump’s trade agenda



Michael Collins | USA Today

WASHINGTON – Celebrating a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, President Donald Trump admitted at a Rose Garden ceremony in October that he was “not at all confident” the agreement could win approval in Congress.

He may have less reason for optimism following last week’s midterm elections.

Voters handed Democrats a majority of seats in the House for the first time in eight years, returning them to power in January and possibly complicating Trump’s trade agenda, especially his efforts to win approval for the new pact with Mexico and Canada.

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