President Trump pushes NAFTA replacement in trip to Wisconsin

Posted at 7:29 PM, Jul 12, 2019

In an interview with Charles Benson, a reporter for Scripps affiliate TMJ-TV in Wisconsin, President Donald Trump stressed the importance of ratification of a new free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada.

This comes after Trump scrapped a previous agreement known as NAFTA.

"This is going to open up the playing field," Trump said about the USMCA agreement. "I came to Wisconsin two years ago about specialty milk. And that was the straw the broke the camel's back because Canada treated you unfairly."

But Democrats have not been so keen on approving the USMCA. House Speaker Pelosi said she would like to see the agreement include provisions over labor and the environment.

To see the full interview, watch below.