Trump Says He Is in ‘No Rush’ to Renegotiate Nafta

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses members of his cabinet and the news media as he holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington U.S. Aug. 16 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses members of his cabinet and the news media as he holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington U.S. Aug. 16 2018

"If you can't make the right deal, don't make it".

President Donald Trump replied that Lighthizer should not be in a rush to make a deal and should walk away if no breakthrough occurs. He said there now were no trade talks with Canada.

USA and Mexican negotiators have been working to reach a NAFTA cars deal that would allow Canada to rejoin talks and move toward resolving the toughest issues that affect all three nations. "If we don't have a breakthrough, don't do the deal".

However, President Trump has signaled his willingness to scrap the trilateral deal and instead pursue separate deals with Mexico and Canada.

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The U.S., Mexico and Canada have a good opportunity to reach a NAFTA agreement this month, and getting there will depend on the political flexibility of the Trump administration, according to the top representative for Mexico's private sector.

"Canada will have to wait", he added.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer gestures as he testifies before Senate Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the proposed budget estimates and justification for FY2019 for the Office of the United States Trade Representative, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, U.S., July 26, 2018.

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