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GRASSLEY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT TRADE DEAL WITH MEXICO

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The Trump administration is announcing a tentative trade agreement with Mexico.

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says President Trump has his mind set on eliminating the North American Free Trade Agreement called NAFTA, a longstanding deal between the U-S, Mexico and Canada.

OC…….”us and Mexico” :15

Iowa farmers face as much as two-billion dollars in losses due to international trade tariffs.

For many farmers, it’s the fifth straight year of falling revenues.

OC………”concern of tariffs” :22

Any trade agreement the Trump administration may make must be ratified by Congress.

The law stipulates Congress needs to be notified 90 days before it can be sent such a measure for approval.