Trump Meets with Labor Leaders at White House

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President Donald Trump, center, receives applauds during his meeting with labor leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Also at the meeting is Vice President Mike Pence. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press)

Reprinted from The Washington Post by The Associated Press on January 23, 2017.

President Donald Trump is telling union leaders that he is redoing the nation’s trade deals “to put a lot of people back to work.”

Trump convened a meeting of about a dozen labor leaders Monday at the White House.

He noted that he earlier in the day signed a memorandum announcing the United States’ intention to withdraw from the multi-nation trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Trump also said he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement “at the appropriate time” and said he wanted future deals to be between just two countries. …

The Washington Post 1/23

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