Trump vows to reopen, or toss, NAFTA pact with Canada and Mexico

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump delivers speech in Monessen, PennsylvaniaBy Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker MONESSEN, Pennsylvania/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to force Canada and Mexico to renegotiate the NAFTA trade agreement with the United States if elected, as part of an effort to protect and restore American jobs. Trump criticized the North American Free Trade Agreement as a U.S. job killer, saying he would be willing to scrap the pact if Canada and Mexico were unwilling to budge.

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