In addition, we will seek to resolve other tariff issues at an early stage. A4: The final details of the default agreement and legal adjustment will be finalized in the coming weeks. U.S. officials said the original deal could go into effect as early as Jan. 1. Given that U.S. tariff cuts are limited and no further changes to the law are needed, Trump does not need congressional approval before implementing the agreement under proclamation power, while Congress can challenge this decision. In Japan, Abe likely has enough political strength to get the deal through parliament at the Oct. 4 special session, though the opposition is grilling him because he hasn`t closed the door to possible U.S. tariffs on cars.
We, President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, confirm and welcome the final agreement on the U.S.-Japan trade deal and the U.S.-Japan digital trade deal. We share the wish that these agreements be signed as soon as possible and enter into force in the near future after the completion of our respective national procedures. 5. The above-mentioned agreement is supposed to be beneficial for both parties and, in conducting these negotiations, the United States and Japan will respect the positions of the other government: the United States and Japan have signed a partial trade agreement on the margins of the Union. . . .