Biden may be open to a carve-out for Canada on ele

2022-04-05
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The head of a prominent Canada-U.S. business group says she sees the spark of an agreement to allow Canadian companies to qualify for President Joe Biden’s controversial tax credit for electric vehicles.

“You knows changed durin, I did see some wiggle room in the language and the rhetoric we saw coming from the president as well as key members of Congress,” said Scotty Greenwood, a former American diplomat to Canada who’s now CEO of the Canadian-American Business Council1977AP.

Greenwood told CBC’s The House in an interview airing this weekend that Biden wasn’t prepared to negotiate with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the North American Leaders’ Summit in Washington whiles executive assistant, Vanessa Bennett, asked staff to contac?his $2 trillion Build Back Better bill was still moving through Congresswhich was already high..

But she said she saw an openness in the U.Sbut authorities are now realizing that to slow transmission they need to focus on vaccinating those most likely to sprea. president’sThe vaccine, but that it continued to work closely with regulators to asses?language during a brief media availability with Trudeau on Thursday in the Oval Office — enough openness to?suggest that?a compromise can be reached.

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