By Dave Lemery
The Center Square 

New Three-Nation Trade Agreement Wins Pennsylvania Officials' Praise

Agreement would replace NAFTA if approved


December 26, 2019

Less than 24 hours after the historic impeachment vote sharply split Pennsylvania’s U.S. congressional delegation, the very same lawmakers were virtually united in praise for the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

The new treaty, if it passes in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate, will take the place of the 1990s-era North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and will govern trade relations between the three countries going forward.

The U.S. Senate had passed the USMCA last year, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held off bringing it up for a vote in her chamber until T...

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