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Congress

(In Trade)
November 04, 2019

Cruz’s letter reflects a growing concern on Capitol Hill about the inclusion of Section 230-like language in trade agreements.


(Daily News)
October 31, 2019

Any agreement on a U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement implementing bill hammered out by House Democrats and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will have to be reviewed and approved by Mexico and Canada, Mexican Under Secretary for North America Jesús Seade said on Thursday, suggesting the process could delay ratification.


(Daily News)
October 31, 2019

Disagreements over a bill to restrict the executive branch’s authority to impose national security-based restrictions continue to propagate, several Senate Finance Committee members said this week, making a markup of a compromise bill less likely before 2020.


(In Trade)
October 31, 2019

Ranking member McHenry says the measurel “will not become law.”


(Daily News)
October 30, 2019

House Ways & Means trade subcommittee member Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) is “leaning no” on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, he said on Wednesday, pointing to what he said were continuing concerns about Mexico's labor commitments.


(Daily News)
October 30, 2019

During a markup of a bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank on Tuesday, House Financial Services Committee ranking member Patrick McHenry (R-NC) proposed the same restrictions on Chinese state-owned enterprises that led to a previous bill’s demise.


(Daily News)
October 29, 2019

A compromise bill crafted to restrict the president’s authority under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 likely will be marked up in November by the Senate Finance Committee, Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday.


(Daily News)
October 29, 2019

In response to inquiries from Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is rebutting claims that the agency has neglected to provide sufficient information about its tariff-exclusion process for steel and aluminum products.


(In Trade)
October 28, 2019

“Now it’s really just a battle against the calendar, which is always difficult, particularly in the runup to a political season.”


(Daily News)
October 28, 2019

As negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement near the finish line, local U.S. television stations are hoping they can squeeze in a fix to the deal they say will prevent Canadian and Mexican companies from pirating their signals.


(Daily News)
October 25, 2019

Mexican officials have been working to assuage concerns among U.S. lawmakers and labor groups that Mexico won’t live up to its U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement labor commitments, but AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka this week said he remained wary, calling Mexico’s funding plan for labor reform implementation “voodoo economics.”


(Daily News)
October 24, 2019

A co-chair of the Congressional India Caucus said this week that a partial U.S.-India trade deal that could be announced soon likely will restore some of the benefits once afforded to the country under the Generalized System of Preferences in exchange for better market access.


(Daily News)
October 23, 2019

House Democrats and the Trump administration are nearing the final stages of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement negotiations, revising proposals “line by line” and eyeing only “a few more meetings” to finish their work, key lawmakers said on Wednesday after a discussion with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.


(Daily News)
October 23, 2019

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement ratification efforts should not be linked to multiemployer pension legislation to ensure more Democratic support for the trade deal, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday, addressing an idea under consideration by House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA).


(In Trade)
October 22, 2019

The U.S. and UK will have to make tradeoffs in balancing peace at the Irish border and trade interests, witnesses at a House hearing said Tuesday.


(Daily News)
October 22, 2019

As House Democrats continue to work with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on outstanding concerns with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a GOP “whip team” focused on the deal's ratification plans to meet this week to discuss next steps.


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