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Jay Richards was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on international trade agreements. See below.

Trump and Trade: A Catholic Take

From: National Catholic Register
Date: Feb. 3, 2017
Author: Brian Fraga


... But since NAFTA — a 1994 accord that established trade and investment relations between Canada, the United States and Mexico — is a long-standing treaty ratified by the U.S. Senate, the president cannot withdraw the nation from the pact or unilaterally change its terms, said Jay Richards, a professor at The Catholic University of America's Busch School of Business and Economics.

“And it’s clear that it would have a significant effect, since it has been in place for so many years. In fact, voiding it might be so disruptive to trade and industry that it would harm our economy,” Richards told the Register. ...


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