“Trump administration negotiators reached a major agreement with Canada on trade over the weekend. The breakthrough, which came on the heels of an earlier deal with Mexico, vindicates President Trump’s tough approach to reforming trade and will mark a fundamental turning point for American jobs and global power,” Christian Whiton, Senior Fellow at the Center for the National Interest, writes for Fox News.
By reinvigorating American car manufacturing and aiding our farmers, “the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), is much more than just a new name.”
“Whether you're a Democrat, Republican, or an independent, you should welcome President Trump's announcement of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, on Monday,” Tom Rogan writes in the Washington Examiner. “A replacement for NAFTA, the USMCA will increase U.S. access to Canadian markets and ensure greater centering of the car industry in North America.”
In The Associated Press, Darlene Superville reports that First Lady Melania Trump made the first stop of her Africa trip this week at an infant clinic in Ghana. She also met with Ghana’s first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. “Mrs. Trump is on a five-day tour with planned stops in Malawi, Kenya and Egypt,” in addition to Ghana, Superville writes.
“Conferring the Medal of Honor on a former Army medic, President Donald Trump praised recipient Ronald Shurer II on Monday as an inspiration who saved lives in Afghanistan, served as a special agent in the Secret Service, and is now battling cancer,” David Jackson and Tom Vanden Brook report for USA Today. “He's been fighting it every single day,” President Trump said during a ceremony at the White House yesterday. “He's a warrior.”