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President Donald Trump’s declaration Monday that he only plans to “tweak” NAFTA with respect to Canada may be a sign that Trump doesn’t want a fight — only a quick political victory.
Fen Hampson, director of global security at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, says those words suggest Trump wants things to move quickly in any renegotiation of the free trade agreement between Canada and the U.S.
While Trudeau and Trump didn’t look like two guys who were going to hit the golf course together anytime soon, Hampson said, Canada might have gotten an upper hand with Trump’s comment on NAFTA....