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The Latest: NAFTA critic calls Trump plans "markedly vague"

The Latest on the Trump administration's plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada (all times local):


12:55 p.m.

A prominent critic of U.S. trade agreement calls the administration's plans "markedly vague."

Lori Wallach, director of the Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, says NAFTA needs a complete overhaul. "Modest tweaks will not stop NAFTA's ongoing damage, much less deliver on (President Donald) Trump's promises for a deal that will create American jobs and raise wages," she says.

She worries that a revamped NAFTA will include provisions left over from the Trans-Pacific...