White House Pulls NAFTA Renegotiation Trigger

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 11:02 AM EDT) -- The Trump administration officially informed the U.S. Congress on Thursday of its intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, opening a 90-day window to consult with lawmakers about the best strategy for retooling the controversial trade accord.

President Trump has called NAFTA a "disaster" for the U.S. economy, but the U.S. Trade Representative says the White House plans to pursue a more modest course of updating the agreement, rather than tearing it down completely. (AP) President Donald Trump’s pledge to overhaul NAFTA stretches back...
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