Pastor regrets his NAFTA vote

NAFTAEd Pastor questions whether a proposed Canamex highway, touted as a provision of NAFTA, will ever be built. From MSNBC:

Pastor voted for NAFTA but now regrets that vote. He opposes business-backed free trade accords, citing concerns about job losses and the lack of environmental and labor standards in Latin American and Asian markets. He also worries about potential job losses if increased links to Mexico encourage companies to ship jobs out of the U.S.

The Phoenix congressman is a high-ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, which gives him a hand in deciding which projects get funding, and which dont. That hand could be a lot a stronger next year if Democrats win congressional elections in November.

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