American citizens have a lot to lose if the U.S. withdraws from NAFTA. Instead, we must strive to strengthen and modernize this important agreement. Free trade has been a cornerstone of our economy’s success, and it is a philosophy that has proven time and again to be beneficial to our country and broader region. We would be wise to remember that.
Ted Poe, a Republican from Humble, was elected to Congress in 2004. He previously served for 22 years as a criminal court judge in Houston.