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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on June 21 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Trump spoke about renegotiating NAFTA and building a border wall that would produce solar power during the rally.  (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Can Congress Block Trump if He Pulls Out of NAFTA?

The president claims the decision is his to make. Lawmakers and legal scholars aren’t so sure.

Canadas Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland(C), Mexicos Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal(L) and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer leave the stage at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Lars Hagberg        (Photo credit should read LARS HAGBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s NAFTA Plans Are On a Collision Course With Absolutely Everyone

Canada and Mexico want to modernize the trade agreement. But the White House is heading in the opposite direction.

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At U.N., Canada and Mexico Speak of the (North) American Dream

Justin Trudeau talks equality while Mexico’s Foreign Minister touts multilateralism.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15:  U.S. President Donald Trump makes brief comments on a question about this morning's terror incident in London, in the Rose Garden of the White House September 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump took brief questions after meeting with 11-year-old Frank Giaccio.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Unpacking Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’ on NAFTA

Mischaracterizations, bad math, and outright falsehoods are imperiling the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal — and endangering hundreds of thousands of American jobs.

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shake hands during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on February 13, 2017. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NAFTA Talks Off to a Rocky Start

Negotiations began Wednesday, but it doesn’t look promising.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19:  U.S. President Donald Trump (2nd L) welcomes members of his American Technology Council, including (L-R) Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in the State Dining Room of the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, the council's goal is "to explore how to transform and modernize government information technology."  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

There’s No Timetable for Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

The business community wants a quick resolution, but the U.S. trade rep says this is unlikely.

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Not Dazed, but Definitely Confused: Allies Struggle to Divine U.S. Policy

On trade, climate, foreign aid, and more, America’s allies wonder what U.S. policy is — and who, if anyone, can take America’s place.

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Trump Taps Wealthy Political Donor, Philanthropist, as Next U.S. Ambassador to Canada

To help whether some stormy seas Trump brought to the U.S.-Canadian relationship.

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Cheese Is Probably Going to Derail the Start of the EU-Canada Trade Deal

With accusation of hoarding and other tricks, the pact could be delayed.

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The Things They Carried: The Inuit Whale Hunter

The tools and techniques of the indigenous beluga hunt.

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Forget Purple Mountains’ Majesty

With corporate interests and climate change threatening America’s national parks, international cooperation and entrepreneurial competition might be the only things that keep them safe.

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Trump’s Renegotiation of NAFTA Could Skunk Your Corona

Trouble brews for Mexican beer as uncertainty over trade policies threatens U.S. exports of two key ingredients

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U.S. Will Renegotiate NAFTA, Talks Could Begin In August

Newly-minted U.S. trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer said the goal is to revamp, not scrap, the trade deal. He wants to wrap up the talks this year.

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