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Bernie Sanders Tells Trump to Keep His Promise on Nafta

  • Former Democrat presidential candidate urges Trump to deliver
  • Pro-trade Republicans, U.S. business oppose American demands
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Rep. Higgins Says Nafta Needs to Be Improved and Updated

President Donald Trump is finding an unlikely ally in his efforts to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement: the political left.

Civil-society groups, union leaders and left-wing politicians have opposed almost everything Trump has done. But they’re urging him to stand firm in his attempt to overhaul Nafta -- and face down opposition from business groups, who complain that U.S. companies will be hurt by the proposed changes. Mexico and Canada have called U.S. demands unworkable, including on regional-content requirements for cars and investor-state dispute systems.