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After impeachment, House bestows big trade victory on Trump


December 20, 2019

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.), left, and Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. trade representative, outside the House chambers ahead of a vote on the United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) in Washington, Dec. 19, 2019. The House overwhelmingly approved a revised North American trade pact by a vote of 385 to 41. (Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times)

WASHINGTON - One day after its historic impeachment votes, the Democratic-led House gave President Donald Trump an overwhelming bipartisan victory Thursday on a renegotiated trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.

By a 385-41 vote, the House approved a bill that puts in place terms of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.


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