Mexico, Canada being 'very difficult' with NAFTA renegotiations

Donald Trump

Trump, a Republican, promised during his campaign to build the wall and overhaul or eliminate Nafta (the North American Free Trade Agreement), which he cast as killing jobs and exacerbating the United States deficit, and to adopt a more protectionist stance for trade generally.

President Trump, however, was not entirely focused on this natural disaster.

In a tweet on Sunday, Trump clears the air on who would pay for the wall - Mexico.

Canada and Mexico were being "very difficult" over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or Nafta, the president wrote, threatening to terminate the deal instead. He spent most of the morning tweeting about rescue efforts in Texas as the Houston area was hit hard by flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, which also devastated coastal communities.

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During the Tuesday's speech, Trump also threatened to shut down the us federal government if Congress does not present him with a spending bill for the next fiscal year that includes funding for a wall on the southern border.

Earlier this year, Trump agreed to renegotiate the deal with Mexico and Canada, but has since stated that he thinks they will end up terminating.

Nafta has been a target for Trump since the presidential campaign.

"It sounds like he's unequivocal, the Mexican president, that he's not going to pay for it". He said renegotiation process with Mexico and Canada are very hard and we may have to terminate the deal.

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