CHICAGO
07/11/2011 05:12 pm ET | Updated Sep 10, 2011

Dan Lipinski Blasts Deal Welcoming Mexican Trucks To U.S. Roads Nationwide

Mexican trucks filled with goods from south of the border could be rolling into Chicago as early as next month under a deal just signed by the Obama administration and the Mexican government.

In return for the U.S. allowing the trucks north of the border, the Mexican government is dropping tariffs on $2.3 billion dollars worth of American goods.

That means Christmas trees from Oregon and apples from Washington state will cost about 20 percent less in Mexico. Pork exports to Mexico are also expected to soar.

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