Legislators Seek To Force US Exit From NAFTA

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 6:11 PM EST) -- Seeking to boost domestic manufacturing jobs, a group of 28 legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives proposed a bill Thursday that would repeal the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The bill, which is spearheaded by Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss., would require the president to alert Mexico and Canada that the U.S. planned to exit the pact within six months after the law took effect.

In support of the proposal, Taylor argued that NAFTA and other free trade agreements have led to a steep drop in...
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