Trump says U.S. close to ‘big’ trade agreement with Mexico — does not mention Canada
Trump took to Twitter on Saturday and posted that the U.S.’ relationship with Mexico “is getting closer by the hour” and he says a trade deal “could be happening soon!”
He did not mention Canada.
He’s spoken of better relations with America’s neighbour following the rise of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
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The U.S. and Mexico have been discussing a trade deal as part of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Trump administration is seeking a revised version of that trade deal with Mexico and Canada.
Trump’s relationship with Mexico has been strained over his push for it to pay for his border wall.
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