From The Archives: While the eighth round of formal NAFTA talks are on hold, a series of meetings between Canadian, American and Mexican negotiating teams are slated to take place in Washington. Canadian and US representatives have suggested significant progress is being made, and that a deal could be reached in the coming weeks.

After six months in office, Trump is all talk and few results. He has not been able to repeal and replace Obamacare, to build his wall, or to implement a travel ban that is acceptable to the US judiciary.

With the 2018 US midterm elections looming, Patrick Leblond explains why, despite the rhetoric, Trump needs a NAFTA win.

To read more of Patrick's analysis, click here.

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