Trump tells supporters he might terminate the NAFTA treaty with Mexico and Canada to jumpstart negotiations. No reporter narration.
(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump says NAFTA's days may be numbered. Trump told thousands of supporters gathered at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday (August 22) that the North American Free Trade Agreement was a bad deal from the start. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES DONALD TRUMP, SAYING: "And you know that one of the worst deals that anybody in history has ever entered into. We have begun formal renegotiation with Mexico and Canada on NAFTA." The U.S. President has described NAFTA as a "disaster" that drained hundreds of thousands of American manufacturing jobs to low-wage Mexico.