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Last week the Senate passed a measure restricting the travel of Mexican trucks on U.S. roads. Opponents say these restrictions, designed to ensure the trucks meet U.S. safety standards, would violate the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement. A panel talks about Mexican trucks on U.S. roads, NAFTA, and how the U.S. is adjusting to its role in the global economy.
- Lael Brainard Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
- John Lawrence of the National Association of Manufacturers
- Bret Caldwell of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters
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