International Free-Trade Policy - Political Parties and Stances

Republicans have traditionally been viewed as pro free trade while Democrats were seen as being averse to free trade.

In 2017, President Trump withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In 2020, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement passed 385-41 in the House, with 193 Democrats and 192 Republicans voting yes. 64.1% of Democrats say trade creates more U.S. jobs compared with 54.2% of Republicans. 22.7% of Democrats say that trade takes away jobs compared with 31.7% of Republicans.

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