Pro-Trade Group Targets Democratic Leadership in Push for New NAFTA



Alex Gangitano | The Hill

President Trump wants Congress to take up his trade agreement with Mexico and Canada soon, despite his feud with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) last week and his resulting threats to refuse to work with Democrats on their top legislative priorities.

But while the White House’s relationship with House Democrats has now created a barrier to any bipartisan agreements, passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was never a guarantee

So outside groups supporting the agreement are stepping up their efforts. 

A pro-trade group, Trade Works for America, launched a six-figure buy of television and digital ads on Tuesday in the districts of House Democratic leadership, including Pelosi’s. It’s part of a multimillion-dollar, nationwide strategy by the group to educate voters about the benefits of USMCA.

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