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Dec 06, 2018

1. Honoring President George H.W. Bush

On November 30, the forty-first President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush passed away at the age of 94. An executive order was issued declaring December 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning to coincide with President Bush’s funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.

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2. Short-Term Continuing Resolution Keeps Government Funded through December 21

As a result of the funeral services of Former President George H.W. Bush, Congressional Leadership in consultation with the White House have agreed on a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government through December 21, 2018, thus avoiding a partial government shutdown.

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3. NAFTA Renegotiated to United States Mexico Canada Agreement

Late last week, President Trump, along with representatives from Canada and Mexico, came to a consensus on the renegotiation of NAFTA. Their treaty titled, the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been heralded as a much-needed fix to its two-decade old predecessor. The treaty, if ratified by Congress, imposes strong labor regulations, opens multiple economic avenues, and is anticipated to bring growth to the economies of North America.

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