McCain on Trade

Strokes, Bruce
July 2008
National Journal;7/26/2008, p35
The article focuses on the positions of U.S. Republican presidential nominee John McCain on trade policies and other political issues. McCain considers himself as a defender of the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and criticizes Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama for his protectionist stance against NAFTA. He proposes to provide displaced workers with access to a training account that will help them in seeking new skills. He opposed an amendment to the Trade Adjustment Assistance program in 2004.


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