If House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic allies are sincere about doing what's best of our nation, they will pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement expeditiously and without amendment. In the current environment of toxic politics, though, where neither side wants to allow the other a victory, there is every reason to fear that Democrats will put party over nation. Mexico and Canada are our largest trade partners, taking one-third of U.S. exports. This multilateral trade supports 12 million jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More than 30 million small businesses export $427 billion in goods and services to Canada and Mexico. On HoustonChronicle.com: Trump strikes a smart deal with Canada and Mexico to refresh NAFTA This level of trade is only possible because we have the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Donald Trump may complain about how NAFTA allowed thousands of jobs to leave the United States, but the deal created far more new, higher … [Read more...] about Democrats should pass NAFTA 2.0 for the good of the nation.
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With a house-cleaning at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, President Donald Trump is making it clear he wants to get even tougher on immigration. But can he?In his first two years in office, Trump has had a difficult time implementing his immigration agenda, with many of his policies being blocked as unconstitutional — or potentially unconstitutional — by federal courts across the nation. New leadership at DHS may bring fresh ideas, and a stance even more hard line than before, but will run up against the same existing court rulings and likely generate a surge of new legal battles. “I’m sure whatever Trump tries to do will be challenged,” said Peter Nunez, a former U.S. attorney in San Diego who supports tighter immigration control. “That goes without saying.”Trump has had a particularly contentious relationship with California, where many of the immigration lawsuits are filed. But while California judges from both political parties … [Read more...] about Trump’s renewed immigration crackdown won’t escape court scrutiny