8/26/2018 El Paso Times by El Paso Times Editorial Board
In this time of deep political divisions, it’s worth having be aware when a bipartisan group of leaders comes alongside one another on a significant concern. These kinds of is the case in Texas with the North American No cost Trade Agreement.
Elected Texas leaders, irrespective of party affiliation, have the exact same simple message: Fix NAFTA, never dump it.
“NAFTA has worked for two decades, and worked for the state of Texas,” Republican Sen. Ted Cruz mentioned in an job interview with the El Paso Times on Thursday. “And so I feel scrapping NAFTA would be a lousy idea and damaging to Texas. As an alternative we ought to boost NAFTA and additional increase our obtain to international markets.”
President Trump on Tuesday reverted to his campaign rhetoric from past calendar year, when he known as NAFTA “the one worst trade offer at any time approved in this region.”