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Canada Could Be Pressed Into Reopening NAFTA, US Lawmaker Says

Written by  Epoch Times Thursday, 26 May 2016 05:00
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WASHINGTON—Canada might be forced to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if the next U.S. president insists upon it, a Washington lawmaker says.

During a forum co-hosted by the Canadian American Business Council on May 24, California congressman Darrell Issa said Canada is so trade-reliant on the U.S. that it couldn’t easily ignore an American ultimatum on revising the deal.

“We could walk away from NAFTA any time,” said Issa, a Republican who sits on different congressional committees dedicated to intellectual property, foreign affairs, and trade. “We’ve always been able to.”

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