Exclusive poll: Americans want new NAFTA deal, but not without Canada

Data: Survey Monkey online poll conducted August 28-30, 2018 among 2,433 U.S. adults. Total margin of error is ±3.0 percentage points. Modeled error estimates: African-American women ±7.0, age 18 to 34 ±4.5, suburan white women ±5.0, “Never Hillary” Independent voters ±8.0, Rural voters ±4.0; Poll methodology; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios Americans are narrowly in favor of President Trump’s renegotiation…

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Trump Says ‘Canada Will be Out’ Without ‘Fair Deal’ on Nafta

WASHINGTON—President Trump said Canada would be left out of a new North American Free Trade Agreement if a “fair deal for the U.S.” isn’t reached—and warned Congress he would terminate the deal entirely if lawmakers “interfere” in the negotiations. Mr. Trump’s warning on Saturday comes a day after U.S. and Canadian negotiators failed to reach…

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U.S., Canada Cast Doubt on Reaching a Nafta Deal by Friday

The U.S. and Canada missed a Friday deadline imposed by the Trump administration to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, but agreed to extend talks rather than rip up the quarter-century-old treaty. After four days of marathon talks ended with significant differences remaining, President Trump said he still planned to stick with the timetable…

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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister says a deal is possible in NAFTA talks

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland said a “win-win-win” deal is still possible between the United States, Canada and Mexico despite President Trump’s unwillingness to bend in negotiations with Canada. Why it matters: When asked about Trump’s comments that he is reluctant to offer Canada any concessions, Freeland said her negotiating counterpart, Ambassador Robert…

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Can Trump terminate NAFTA?

US President Donald Trump threatened this week to dump the nearly 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), making it the latest deal to be targeted as part of his “America First” trade strategy. On Monday, he announced a preliminary deal with Mexico, suggesting he may cut Ottawa out of the agreement all together if…

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Can This Canadian Save Nafta?

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Mexico, U.S. Expected to Announce Bilateral Nafta Deal Soon

President Trump moved closer to revising the North American Free Trade Agreement by striking a deal with Mexico, but cast new doubts over the quarter-century-old pact by threatening to leave out Canada. While the deal was created to foster harmonized rules across the continent, Mr. Trump said on Monday he was happy to sever Washington’s…

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Loonie Gains at Risk as Eyes Turn from Nafta to the Bank of Canada

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Behind the scenes: Inside Lighthizer’s thinking on NAFTA

Senior Trump administration officials have spent the weekend holed up with their Mexican counterparts, haggling over the final details of a new NAFTA deal. Sources briefed on the negotiations tell us the negotiators are on the brink of a handshake deal, and Mexico’s Economy Minister told reporters today the two countries were in the “final…

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