JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Vice President Mike Pence was in Jacksonville on Monday to discuss the nation's trade policy.
He was the special guest speaker in a series being held by the nonprofit, America First Policies, at the Schultz Center.
VP Mike Pence will take the stage in just a few hours here in Jax. He's set to talk about the US-Canada-Mexico (USCMA) or "New NAFTA" agreement. But what does that mean for you? I'll explain #NEXT on CBS47/FOX30 @ActionNewsJax This Morning: pic.twitter.com/6mniY0O215— Courtney Cole (@CourtneyANJax) May 20, 2019
Pence talked about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which the Trump administration negotiated to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The vice president also spoke how this will benefit workers in the Jacksonville area.
If the "New NAFTA" is in place, it's supposed to help:
- Make jobs more secure
- Create a more playing field for workers, farmers and ranchers
- Strengthen food and agriculture trade here in the U.S.
- Help better regulate digital trade
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