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Union Head Urges House Democrats to Seek Better USMCA Trade Deal

  • AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka meets with Pelosi, freshmen Democrats
  • Centrist lawmakers say they want to see a deal this year
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Pelosi Says USMCA Needs 'Real Enforcement' to Pass House

The head of the largest U.S. union confederation urged House Democrats to withhold support for the stalled U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement until the Trump administration makes more changes to the enforcement provisions.

The comments from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka come as Democrats and the White House are nearing a deal on the USMCA and as President Donald Trump has intensified his public calls for lawmakers to pass it.