"And I've been told – and who knows if that's so, but I think it's so – I have pretty good authority on her using the USMCA because she has no legal wrong, so she uses the USMCA for to get the impeachment vote, "Trump said.
The USMCA is the agreement between the United States and Mexico and Canada, as the new trade agreement is known. It is a rewrite of the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. Pelosi last week called an agreement on the new NAFTA "imminent" and said she would like to approve it this year.
Pelosi's spokesman Drew Hammill rejected Trump's remarks.
"As the president well knows, the speaker has been working closely with his trade representative to advance the Democrats further down a path to yes at the USMCA," Hammill said. "The president's desperate attacks aside, this issue is completely separate from the ongoing investigation into impeachment. "
Trump voiced his views when negotiations on the trade agreement reached a head on Capitol Hill, despite the events happening elsewhere in the Capitol complex
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, whose support is critical to many Democrats, met Tuesday with Pelosi and House Democratic newcomers to call for "solidarity" when workers and Democrats are stepping up enforcement measures in the deal. and elsewhere. [1
9659002] Trumka then met Pelosi and the chairman of the House Roads and Resources Committee Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.), Who expressed optimism about negotiations with the Trump administration.
"We are reducing the differences again – enforcement, enforcement, enforcement," Neal said. "And we are, I think, close to presenting them a way to do what we want on this that they can join."