Godstud wrote:Really? What changed? Please provide a source for this claim.Gallup: USMCA Popularity Beats Out NAFTA
Trump got nothing in return for lifting Tariffs with Canada. You're, as usual, going only by what your mentally challenged President tells you. You're talking out of your ass, AGAIN.
Tariffs have only resulted in Trump having to bailout the farmers, to a tune of $28 billion or so. China never paid a cent of that.
Tariffs pass on the increased costs to the poor and middle class. It's essentially a tax on those who aren't rich.
Americans are feeling positive about international trade, and 80% think the new North American trade deal will be good for the economy.
FOUR IN 5 AMERICANS SAY President Donald Trump's revised North American trade agreement will be good for the U.S. economy – making it slightly more popular with the public than the original North American Free Trade Agreement when it was proposed in the early 1990s.
A Gallup report published on Wednesday found that 80% of respondents – 88% of Republicans and 73% of Democrats – view the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement favorably. Trump signed the deal last month after Democratic lawmakers negotiated greater labor and environmental protections into the accord's text, allowing it to pass through the House and Senate with bipartisan support.https://www.usnews.com/news/economy/art ... -out-naftaPresident Donald J. Trump Has Secured a Historic Phase One Trade Agreement with China
As a result of President Donald J. Trump’s leadership, the United States reached a historic and enforceable phase one agreement with China that achieves progress on a number of critical fronts.
China has agreed to structural reforms in areas of intellectual property, technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, and currency and foreign exchange.
The agreement includes a strong dispute resolution system to ensure effective implementation and enforcement.
As a result, we will be able to ensure full enforcement of this phase one agreement and the reforms it includes.
As a part of this agreement, the United States has agreed to significantly modify its Section 301 tariffs.
These successful phase one negotiations have begun important progress towards rebalancing our trade relationship with China.
SECURING A TREMENDOUS VICTORY: This historic agreement is a tremendous victory for the American economy – especially American farmers, manufacturers, and innovators.
China has agreed to make substantial purchases of American manufacturing goods, agricultural products, energy products, and services, marking a monumental win for American farmers and businesses.
President Trump has experienced incredible success in negotiating better trade deals that benefit American workers and industries.
The President renegotiated NAFTA and is replacing it with the USMCA – the largest and most comprehensive trade agreement in history.
Earlier this year, the President scored a huge victory for America’s farmers and businesses by striking two new trade agreements with Japan on agricultural exports and digital trade.
The President has renegotiated the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement, preserving American jobs and leveling the playing field for the American automobile industry.https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-st ... ent-china/