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Pence slated to visit Iowa next week to pitch North America trade deal

Pence slated to visit Iowa next week to pitch North America trade deal
© Greg Nash

Vice President Pence plans to visit Iowa next week to pitch the Trump administration's North American trade deal.

Pence will visit the event hosted by America First Policies, a nonprofit supporting the president's agenda, in Waukee, Iowa, next Wednesday, according to an event release from the nonprofit

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There, the vice president will promote the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

America First Policies said in the release that "this new trade deal will benefit American workers, businesses and our national economy."

Congress still needs to ratify the new trade deal, but House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGovernors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions Spending deal clears obstacle in shutdown fight Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation MORE (D-Calif.) said the deal could move forward in the House while the impeachment inquiry continues.

The Hill reached out to Pence and America First Policies for comment.