Virgil Goode on Trade Policy

Last Updated : Aug 10, 2012

Campaign Website Statements

Trade: Agreements like NAFTA and the trade provisions in fast track authorization lead to the erosion of this country's vital manufacturing base. I do not favor international trade agreements such as these that result in a loss of American sovereignty and jobs. 

Voting Record

Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)

In July of 2005, the Central American Free Trade Agreement was passed by the House 217-215. The agreement opened free trade agreements with the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Virgil Goode voted against CAFTA.

Virgil Goode voted against CAFTA.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-110; Bill Number-H Con Res 40; Opposition to the NAFTA Superhighway - Prime Sponsor

Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should not engage in the construction of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Superhighway System or enter into a North American Union with Mexico and Canada.

Session-108; Bill Number-H Con Res 224; Repealing NAFTA - Prime Sponsor

Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should provide notice of withdrawal of the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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