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Axne Urges House To Take Up USMCA Vote

IABRN — We have been hearing it for weeks. “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the only person who can move the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) forward.”

House Democrats have asked for assurances and changes to environmental, labor, and enforcement clauses in the agreement. Some Republicans have charged the Democrats are holding up USMCA for political gain. On Tuesday, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley said for the first time he was pessimistic about USMCA’s chances of getting through the House of Representatives. Wednesday, Democratic Representative Cindy Axne (IA 3rd) took the floor of the U.S. House to urge the USMCA trade pact forward.

Representative Cindy Axne used her floor time to urge her colleagues on the Democratic side of the aisle to get USMCA done.

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