Insights: Publications Could President Trump Really Pull the U.S. Out of NAFTA?
During his campaign for president, President-elect Trump promised repeatedly to renegotiate NAFTA and impose a 35 percent tariff on imports from Mexico and even higher tariffs on imports from other countries. Under current law and absent the passage of new legislation, the U.S. President does have legal authority to take the requisite steps to withdraw the U.S. from NAFTA and raise tariffs on imports.
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