The adverse economic developments resulting from trade imports that produced a sharp shift to the right are still wreaking political havoc.
Mexican salaries are low, partly because of unions that collude with employers. Workers at a G.M. factory are challenging that system, testing the labor reforms in the reworked North American trade deal.
Mr. Trump won the presidency in 2016 after making more than 100 promises. Here’s where some stand four years later and what some of his supporters think of them.
Democrats have been unified by their desire to oust President Trump. But if that happens, deep divisions on the issue of trade are likely to reappear.
President Trump sees a revised North American trade deal and new border enforcement as key to his re-election in November.
The beginning of a new trade deal does not signal an end to trade disputes between United States, Canada and Mexico.
The pandemic, and Trump’s trade policy, are accelerating a trend to bring manufacturing back to America.