After slamming trade deals, Trump fends off business criticism

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump gestures while delivering speech in Monessen, PennsylvaniaBy Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fired back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, saying the nation's largest business association needed to "fight harder" for American workers, after it issued a scathing criticism of his economic platform. Trump struck back the following day, saying the organization needed to "fight harder" for American workers. In speeches on Tuesday, Trump called for renegotiating or scrapping the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, which he called job killer, and reiterated his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership among 12 Pacific Rim countries.

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