Defends his economic adviser Goolsbee at press avail, saying conversation was taken out of context and is confident he simply parroted Obama’s NAFTA position. Click above to watch.
When asked about it a second time, he says: “Nobody reached to the Canadians to try and assure them of anything. They reached out to Mr. Goolsbee” who thought he has having “a casual conversation.”
Also takes a jab at his rival: “This notion that Senator Clinton is peddling that somehow there was contradictions and winks and nods has been disputed by all parties involved. What’s not disputed is that Sen. Clinton and her husband championed NAFTA.”