FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis
(Reuters) – House Democrats and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are nearing a deal to pass a revised version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.
“We are very, very, very close to completion,” the newspaper on.wsj.com/2RxoNOr cited an administration official as saying, who suggested the deal could be worked out by Christmas.
Reporting by Akshay Balan in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom Hogue