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Drug Company Protections Are Latest Stumbling Block for Nafta Rewrite

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s ability to get his revised North American Free Trade Agreement through Congress may hinge on a little-noticed provision governing intellectual property protections for new pharmaceutical products. Congressional Democrats have seized on measures in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that establish protections for drug companies, saying they are …

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On Politics: Fed Says No Rate Increases in 2019

Good Thursday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today. _____________________ • The Federal Reserve updated its 2019 economic projections and expressed increasing concern about slowing growth as it left interest rates unchanged. The fairly downbeat assessment is at odds with the White House’s …

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