Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley told reporters he anticipates the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement to move in Congress before the August recess. House Democrats like House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson have said it’s more likely to move in the fall. “The only thing I have to go by is we now have a process set up so U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer can sit down and talk with Democrats to work on environment, labor and enforcement,” says Grassley. The Iowa senator also said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to get to a yes on the agreement, but that’s not the same thing as saying a vote can happen by August.
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