Mexico rejects US factory inspectors as part of trade deal

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that his government has rejected a push from Democratic lawmakers in the United States to allow inspectors to check Mexican factories for labor rule compliance

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government rejects Democratic lawmakers’ plan to allow U.S. inspectors to check Mexican factories for labor law compliance.

He says, “We don’t accept that.”

Mexico countered with an idea of panels that would include representatives of both countries and a third nation to rule on controversies.