Podcast: Trump Misses NAFTA Deadline

CQ on Congress, Episode 103

 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says NAFTA partners are ''nowhere near'' a deal to update the trade pact. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says NAFTA partners are ''nowhere near'' a deal to update the trade pact. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted May 18, 2018 at 5:52pm

President Donald Trump’s trade agenda is in disarray after his negotiators failed to reach a deal to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico by May 17, when congressional Republicans said they would need it in order to ratify it by year’s end. CQ trade reporter Ellyn Ferguson explains what is holding Trump’s team up.

 

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