Despite the stark evidence of the NAFTA model’s threat to working people in his district, and despite the opposition of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to the trade agreement, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas-28) cast a decisive vote for the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), an expansion of NAFTA to six additional nations. CAFTA eked through the U.S. House of Representatives on July 27 by a 217-215 vote.
PUBLIC CITIZEN NEWS RELEASES:
NEWS ARTICLES ON CUELLAR'S BAD CAFTA VOTE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
PRESS RELEASES IN RESPONSE TO CUELLAR'S BAD CAFTA VOTE
CONTACT REPRESENTATIVE CUELLAR, AND LET HIM KNOW THAT HIS VOTE TO EXTEND NAFTA TO SIX MORE COUNTRIES WILL NOT GO UNNOTICED!
Call and ask to speak with a Trade Legislative Assistant, and tell them that Representative Cuellar's bad CAFTA vote is not supported by the citizens of Texas' 28th District!