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Cent Independents: Cent and Trade

cent independents: But trade with Canada was an exception, according to National Observer. No less than 79 per cent of U.S. respondents said Canada trades fairly with their country with that feeling shared by self-identified core Trump supporters 73 per cent Trump-skeptical Republicans 75 per cent Independents 79 per cent and Democrats 83 per cent . That was warmer than views on trade with Europe, Japan, and South Korea, and significantly higher than for trade with the other country now involved in renegotiating NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement only 47 per cent expressed the same attitude about Mexico.NAFTA on the outs Results on NAFTA point to a broader pattern of the survey. The annual survey by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs measured opinions on the president's so-called America First policies and found dramatic splits on a series of international issues, where core Trump supporters were isolated from other Republicans, Independents and Democrats. While 53 per cent agreed NAFTA was good for the economy, the breakdown showed 70 per cent of Democrats agreeing, along with 49 per cent of Republicans who were less enthusiastic on Trump, and just 20 per cent of self-described staunch Trump supporters agreeing. The president of the Chicago Council pegged the core Trump supporters at 25 to 30 per cent. It's a pattern that repeated itself on other international issues where it was Trump's core supporters versus the majority of the country. ( As reported in the news.