At Thursday’s cabinet meeting, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said trade negotiations with Mexico are underway and there’s hope for a breakthrough within a matter of days. Trump held firm, saying any trade deal has to be fair. “If you don’t have a breakthrough, as you call it, don’t do the deal because it is a lousy situation for the United States. If you can’t make the right deal, don’t make it.” Due to current trade barriers, Trump also said the U.S. is not negotiating with Canada at this time.
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