House Dems, White House Clear Path to Pass USMCA

Headline Roundup December 10th, 2019

House Democrats and the White House have struck a tentative deal to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The pact will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), completing one of President Trump's core campaign promises.

Some left-leaning voices have criticized the move for supposedly minimizing the ongoing impeachment inquiry.

House Dems, White House Clear Path to Pass USMCA

From the Center
6497

By 10 am, Speaker Nancy Pelosi had both unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and announced that Democrats had reached an agreement with the president on a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Democrats were somber in announcing the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against the president. But the mood was almost jubilant an hour later when Pelosi praised the White House-led United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which she said Democrats take "great pride in." Democrats touted their efforts in securing various...

Read full story
From the Right
6497

One hour after announcing articles of impeachment against President Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that House Democrats had reached an agreement with the White House over Trump’s landmark USMCA trade deal.

“It is infinitely better than what was initially proposed by the administration,” Pelosi said. “It’s a victory for American workers, and it’s one that we take great pride in advancing.”

Read full story
From the Left
6497

Democrats handed President Donald Trump a political win Tuesday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that Democrats have reached a deal with the administration on the new North American trade agreement.

The deal coincides with House Democrats unveiling two articles of impeachment against the president, and edges Trump closer to victory on a signature 2016 campaign promise with the trade deal.

Story Continued Below
Trump applauded the progress on the agreement, saying it would be "the best and most important trade deal ever made by the USA" and predicted...

Read full story