A bipartisan house group rallies with farmers for USMCA

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Members of Congress and farmers from across the country rally for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on the National Mall in Washington, Sept. 12. Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times photo
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is facing growing bipartisan pressure to bring the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to the House floor before the end of this year. A bipartisan group of lawmakers and farmers from across the country rallied Sept. 12, in the nation’s capital for the new free-trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, which will replace the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. The Trump administration, Sept. 11, sent the latest proposal to Pelosi to address some of the concerns raised by Democrats about the USMCA. Democrats, who control the House, have called for stronger labor and environmental provisions. Speaking at the farmers’ rally, Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, said that the bipartisan
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