On the same day the House announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, sources also said the House has reached a deal with Trump to pass MCUSA, the revamped trade deal that replaces and updates NAFTA.
The deal is not official, but if ratified by the U.S., Mexico and Canada, it is projected to create nearly 170,000 jobs in the U.S. and cut red tape for small businesses to sell internationally.
“I’m hearing very good things, including from unions and others that it’s looking good. I hope they put it up to a vote, and if they put it up to a vote, it’s going to pass,” Trump said Monday.
“I’m hearing a lot of strides have been made over the last 24 hours, with unions and others.”
Republicans have accused House Democrats of blocking the passage of MCUSA to deny Trump a win on the issue and of ignoring MCUSA and other priorities to focus on impeachment.
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