Mexico's Senate overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. The deal is an update of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and comes despite President Trump threatening tariffs on Mexico a few weeks ago. Mexico's Senate voted 114-4 to approve the deal, with three lawmakers abstaining. Some of those voting for the deal were cautious, seeing as Trump has been unpredictable when dealing with Mexico, but said the bill was essential in guaranteeing Mexico's economic viability. Despite largely voicing opposition to Trump, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also pushed for the deal, essentially ensuring its passage. The deal contains many of the same provisions as NAFTA, but calls for more automotive manufacturing within the three countries.
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