Chances for a revamped NAFTA pact by this year are slipping away

Talk of a skinny NAFTA that could be in the works has angered some congressional Democrats, who, if that comes to pass, will almost certainly attack Trump for being soft on trade, just as some did after the president’s tweet defending ZTE. “U.S. negotiators need to stay at the table,” said Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), a liberal lawmaker who is pressing for dramatic improvements in NAFTA, particularly on labor.