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Senate Approval of New Nafta Not a ‘Foregone Conclusion,’ Republican Says

  • Chamber’s No. 2 GOP leader tells reporters passage uncertain
  • Cornyn says senators are going through details of agreement
John Cornyn
John CornynPhotographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

President Donald Trump’s trade deal with Canada and Mexico to replace Nafta may not have enough support to win approval in the U.S. Senate, the chamber’s No. 2 Republican said.

“I know people are still going through the details but it’s not a foregone conclusion that it will get confirmation by the Senate,” John Cornyn of Texas told reporters on Tuesday in Washington.