From reason:

It also makes the next trade deal easier. “The best argument for the agreement remains that its failure will further erode U.S. credibility as a trading partner,” says Clark Packard, trade counsel for the R Street Institute, a free market think tank. “If USMCA fails, that would make two agreements in a row that failed to be passed by Congress [after the TPP]. Why would other countries want to engage in trade talks with a party who has proven itself incapable of passing agreements that are negotiated?”

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