Trump Says He May Send USMCA Deal to Congress Soon, Triggering Deadline



Sean Higgins | Washington Examiner

President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers to vote on the deal.

Trump hedged, though, saying he wasn’t certain whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., would actually allow a vote, saying that she has “problems.”

“She’s a mess. Look, let’s face it, she doesn’t understand it … It’s finished, it’s signed,” Trump said. “Mexico has approved the deal. Canada has approved the deal. They’re waiting to get a signal from her.” He called on farmers to press Democrats to get Pelosi to bring it up for a vote.

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