Trump will quit TPP in first days

[ADAM BEHSUDI and NANCY COOK | November 10, 2016 |Politico] President-elect Donald Trump plans to move quickly to fulfill some of his most controversial campaign promises related to what he derided as “job-killing” trade policies, according to an internal transition team document shared with POLITICO. Within the first 100 days, his administration will drop out of the…

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Trade, RFS Among Issues NFU Ready to Tackle with Trump Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2016 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106[email protected] WASHINGTON (November 14, 2016) – National Farmers Union (NFU) extended a congratulatory letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, outlining opportunities to work together with the new administration on several common ground farm policy issues. “We appreciate the attention that Mr. Trump paid to issues that affect family…

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Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA on BBC World Service: Trump’s Plan to Revive the Rust Belt

Blurb from BBC World Service: Today we anticipate the deeper economic truths of a Trump presidency. What’s the plan? The President-Elect promises the revival of US heavy industry, stamping out unfair foreign trade deals, generating new jobs for working-class Americans. Opponents and foreign governments fear this could imply trade war. So what kind of economy will…

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Latest TPP Peril: President Donald Trump

[Lorri Wallach | November 09, 2016 |Huffington Post] The election of President Donald Trump, and the slew of exit polls showing Americans’ ire over our failed trade policies that fueled that outcome, should dissuade Republican congressional leaders from pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the lame-duck session of Congress that starts next week. We will…

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Free Traders Helped Trump Win

[Ian Fletcher | November 09, 2016 | Huffington Post]  Trump won. Well, I guess I’m going to get the trade policy I’ve been fighting for for more than a decade! (About the rest of his agenda, no comment.) His supporters are presumably celebrating right now, so I want to address this to his opponents: Quite frankly, this…

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