A big step toward ratifying the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement is for the White House to send implementing legislation to Congress. That hasn’t happened yet. American Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice-President Dale Moore says conversations between the Trump Administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s working group are going well. “Right now, we’re holding our breath in hopes the package will move forward. We are confident when the House Speaker brings it up for a vote it will pass,” says Moore. “The key is getting it to the starting line.” Moore is uncertain if the agreement can be ratified by Thanksgiving. “My gut tells me it will move more efficiently than the time table may suggest. Getting something done by Christmas would be good as well. If we get it done this year, it will be a victory.”
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