Vice President Pence Visits NEPA

October 21, 2019 - 4:59 pm

Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up a brief visit to ou area to promote a pending trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.

Pence is visited a high-tech glass maker Schott Glass in Duryea, where he took a tour and delivered remarks to 200 employees and invited guests.

The Trump administration is seeking to replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement with a new trade pact. Congress is considering whether to ratify the deal, known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

President Donald Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate since 1988 to win Pennsylvania, and the state is important to his re-election campaign. Trump will be in Pittsburgh on Wednesday to deliver remarks at an annual natural gas industry conference.

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