FILE PHOTO: U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during the introduction of the Climate Action Now Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo
April 2, 2019
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said lawmakers could not take up the replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement unless Mexico passes legislation protecting workers’ rights.
Pelosi, speaking in an interview with Politico, also cited concerns over enforcement provisions for the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), among other issues.
(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)