Trump Ponders Joining Pacific Trade Agreement

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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday night. Must credit: Washington Post photo by Toni L. Sandys

President Donald Trump mollified some of his most ardent trade critics on Thursday, opening up the door to re-engaging in a massive trade deal he campaigned against and reassuring them that a NAFTA renegotiation is on track.

After alarming free-trade Republicans with threats to levy tariffs on up to $150 billion in Chinese imports, Trump has reached a temporary truce with them. He told a group of farm-state senators, governors and House members that he directed economic adviser Larry Kudlow and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to examine whether re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact makes sense, a strong signal that he’s heard their concerns. Read more.

{Matzav.com}

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