WASHINGTON – The Massachusetts Senator, Elizabeth Warren, announced her opposition to a reshaped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, arguing that it was not doing enough to "cause serious and continuing damage to American workers." to stop the NAFTA. " "
Warren, a Democrat, said in a speech Thursday that the new North American trade agreement" will not stop outsourcing, not raise wages and create jobs. It is NAFTA 2.0. " Warren, a potential presidential candidate, said she would vote against the agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada unless President Donald Trump revises it to prioritize corporate profits before American paychecks," Warren said. "That should apply to NAFTA and every deal we make."
Their remarks came just one day before the United States, Mexico and Canada would sign the replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement with the US-based group. 20. Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
During the presidential campaign in 2016, Trump criticized NAFTA and promised to cancel it. Warren's remarks on Thursday, however, illustrate the political difficulties Trump may face as Congress signs Congress, with many Democrats demanding changes.
Although Warren has not yet entered the 2020 race, trade could be an invigorating topic It was in 2016 when Hillary Clinton was urged to reject the Transpacific Partnership Pact she supported as Secretary of State.
Warren also addressed the 17-year war in Afghanistan, saying that the current strategy does not work for the United States to help Afghans "achieve a realistic peace solution that stops violence and protects our security."
"It's time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan – now," Warren said.
I'm not saying at what speed she would support the withdrawal from Afghanistan or under what conditions.
Recently, Trump said the United States is in "very strict" peace negotiations, but also in 19659005 While Warren's speech presented its foreign policy evidence and populist rhetoric, she directly called on Trump to deal with authoritarian regimes and how they did it express, agree to embrace dictators.
"The time of restraint is over, patriots of all political persuasion have to stand up to this kind of behavior," Warren said. "The Americans must show this president and the world that we are not sliding towards autocracy – not without struggle . "Explaining whether – or when – she could enter the presidential nomination made Warren a not-so-subtle nod to the place she would hold if she challenged and won Trump.
"Fifty-five years ago, when President John F. Kennedy spoke here at American University, he said," Our problems are man-made – so they can be solved by a man, "she said." The same is true today . "
Hardly a beat missing, she added," OK, I would like to add that they can be resolved by women as well. "