Canada’s Minister of Agriculture, Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture joined Perdue and took questions from the audience. They didn’t have many answers when asked when steel and aluminum tariffs may be lifted.
President Donald Trump said he would soon tell Congress of plans to terminate the existing North American Free Trade Agreement, a move that would give lawmakers a six-month window to ratify a new regional trade pact.
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. DOT Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device regulations.
President Donald Trump said there’s a “good chance” the U.S. will reach agreement to avert imposing trade tariffs on Mexico and that the deal would require the country to buy more U.S. agricultural products.