Trump Attacks Union Leader On Labor Day

Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

President Donald Trump may be insisting that the US will be "better off" without a North American free trade deal that includes Canada, but American unions do not agree-and neither does the tech industry.

But President Donald Trump's own words may have undermined negotiators' efforts heading into the final day of talks.

President Trump moved forward with plans to submit a standalone trade agreement with Mexico to Congress on Friday after leaked comments, in which he said he would not compromise with Canada, scuttled a three-way deal.

If they can't strike an agreement that is good to the U.S. "I think we're close to a deal".

He says on Twitter that a deal will go ahead with or without Canada's involvement, and if Congress tries to intervene, he will "terminate NAFTA entirely".

The deal also included stronger labour standards, requiring that 40 to 45 per cent of auto parts in cars sold in the U.S.be made by workers earning at least US$16 per hour.

A US-Mexico deal sealed on Monday excluded Canada. But they're our allies.

Wallace then cites some economic statistics to Trumka, including the low unemployment rate, the jobs created, and the fact that he has used tariffs to "break down trade barriers I know that you hate", and asked Trumka how he would rate the President when it comes to workers. -Mexico deal before the 90-day clock runs out.

In June, Trump originally indicated he would agree to sign the G7 joint communique, but blasted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as "weak" in an attack tweet after he left.

For example, the U.S. International Trade Commission, an independent federal agency, this week scrapped the Commerce Department's duties on uncoated groundwood paper from Canada, saying the shipments don't threaten American producers.

Bills Trade McCarron to Raiders
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Bills received a fifth round pick from the Raiders in the deal. Was it enough to keep him on the roster? The Raiders have a new backup.

The U.S. -Canada talks are set to resume Wednesday.

Trumka also said that Trump's proposed replacement for the North America Free Trade Agreement won't work without Canada.

"Our officials are continuing to work toward agreement", US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement, stressing the benefits to US workers and businesses. "The government of Canada will not sign an agreement unless it is good for Canada and good for Canadians". Congress eventually would have to approve any agreement.

Mr. Trump wants to get a trade deal finalized by December 1.

The 90 days will run out November 30.

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday there was no need to include Ottawa in any new NAFTA trade deal.

Rep. Kevin Brady, Texas Republican and chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, said NAFTA needed updating and the president's notification was an important step toward that goal. "These are deals which have been reworked to the advantage of the United States, but there are no more such renegotiations planned. this NAFTA negotiation is special - it's the last in the renegotiations that he wanted to undertake". The deal would then not be a reworked version of NAFTA, but a bilateral U.S. -Mexico trade deal. Free Trade Agreement, which preceded NAFTA.

A major sticking point for Canada is that the deal eliminated the settlement system for anti-dumping disputes, NAFTA's Chapter 19.

Ottawa and Washington seem upbeat about the chances of reaching a deal, but Mr Trump is due to leave Washington just after midday, local time, for an event in North Carolina, which may add to the time pressures if the U.S. president wants to be the one to announce any agreement.

Recommended News

  • 'Ghost ship' found drifting off the Myanmar coast

    'Ghost ship' found drifting off the Myanmar coast

    Bangladesh has a large ship-breaking industry - with hundreds of old commercial vessels dismantled in Chittagong each year. This was where the mystery truly began: the ship identified as a Sam Ratulangi PB 1600 was devoid of crew or goods.
    Trump 'approved of Putin meeting proposal'

    Trump 'approved of Putin meeting proposal'

    In the filing Friday, Papadopoulos' lawyers lay out the image of an intellectually curious, successful and worldly man. Millian has denied being a source for the dossier and says he does not have any compromising information about Trump.
    Myanmar Court Sentences Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison

    Myanmar Court Sentences Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison

    US ambassador Scot Marciel said the verdict was "deeply troubling for everybody who has struggled so hard here for media freedom". Kyaw Soe Oo has a three-year-old daughter and Wa Lone's wife, Pan Ei Mon, gave birth to their first child last month.
  • Coca-Cola ventures into Coffee with $5.1 billion Costa deal

    Coca-Cola ventures into Coffee with $5.1 billion Costa deal

    It's Coca-Cola's latest move to diversify as health-conscious consumers, at least in America, move away from traditional soda. It will also contribute to the company's pension fund, she told CNBC in an interview Friday, and help pay off company debt.
    Sheriff: Family's kayak capsizes, father and 3 children die

    Sheriff: Family's kayak capsizes, father and 3 children die

    The body of nine-year-old Krya was located by National Park authorities on the shore of Michigan Island the following morning. The Coast Guard issued an emergency broadcast to all boats in the area asking them to divert to where the kayak had capsized.
    Democratic candidate for Florida governor targeted with racist robocalls

    Democratic candidate for Florida governor targeted with racist robocalls

    DeSantis denied that race had anything to do with his comments, but instead argued he was focusing on "ideas and principles". His comments prompted fierce backlash, with critics suggesting the remarks had racial undertones or were outright racist.
  • Hubble telescope spots 'northern lights' on Saturn

    Hubble telescope spots 'northern lights' on Saturn

    Cassini took more risks at the end of its mission, travelling through the gap between Saturn and its rings. The Hubble data allowed scientists to learn more about Saturn's magnetosphere.
    Petrol at Rs 86.25 in Mumbai, commuters fuming

    Petrol at Rs 86.25 in Mumbai, commuters fuming

    The price of petrol rose to a new high of Rs 86.56 a litre (increase by Rs 0.58/litre) in Mumbai on Monday, September 3. Petrol in Mumbai has risen from Rs 83.76 per litre on August 1 to Rs 86.56 per litre on Monday.
    Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

    Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

    Another key issue is USA tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, though it's unclear whether relief from those will be included. The withdrawal process would require Trump to give Mexico and Canada 6 months' notice of his intent to leave the pact.
  • Travel chaos reported as hundreds of trains pulled across south England

    Travel chaos reported as hundreds of trains pulled across south England

    He said SWR had treated the union with "utter contempt" by appointing negotiators with no authority to reach a settlement. The RMT, however, fears the company is putting "private profit before public safety" with staff also affected.
    Dominic Thiem reveals game plan for US Open quarter-final

    Dominic Thiem reveals game plan for US Open quarter-final

    Thiem at least knows that even if all three of his wins against Nadal have been on clay, they were still key moments. So there were some good advantages for me. "There's other guys that are big servers that I've played better against".
    'Crazy Rich Asians' tops holiday weekend box office

    'Crazy Rich Asians' tops holiday weekend box office

    Clinging on: Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible - Fallout added $7 million for a third place finish in its fifth weekend. Operation Finale , which opened earlier in the week, missed Box Office Mojo's forecast of US$7.2 million.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.