Inside U.S. Trade: Hatch Doubts TPP Vote In 2016, Says GOP Would Get Better Deal On Drugs

  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Friday (Nov. 6) expressed doubt that Congress will take up legislation to implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the Obama administration and argued that a future Republican administration would negotiate a better deal on intellectual property protections for drugs. November 6, 2015 | Inside U.S. Trade…

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Jeff Sessions: Kill the ‘Anti-Democratic’ Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Crib, Repeal Fast-Track Authority Now

  Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, is calling for the immediate destruction of the 5,554-page Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trans-global trade deal introduced on Thursday. [ by Matthew Boyle | November 5, 2015 | Breitbart ] “The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership runs…

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Politico: Trade pact backers hit 2 big hurdles: Donald and Hillary

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are railing against the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Democratic primary. On the right, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is ripping the trade deal as a “disaster” negotiated by “incompetent people.” [Reposted from Politico  |  Seung Min Kim  |  November 9, 2015] President Barack Obama’s herculean task of shepherding the landmark…

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Domestic Manufacturers Call Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement a “Very Bad Deal for America.”

  Washington, DC.  With the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement finally made public today, advocates for domestic U.S. manufacturing are calling the agreement a very bad deal for America. American Economic Alert | November 5, 2015 U.S. Business & Industry Council President Kevin L. Kearns says that the the full agreement,…

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AAM: Manufacturing Flatlines in October

The Department of Labor reported this morning that America’s manufacturing sector flatlined in October, creating no jobs last month. [Reposted from the Alliance for American Manufacturing site  |  November 6, 2015] The #AAMeter, which tracks President Obama’s promise to create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in his second term, remained at +370,000 jobs. Said Alliance…

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Nine Steel Associations Release Statement on the Question of China’s Treatment as a Non-Market Economy

  For Immediate Release The American Iron and Steel Institute, the Steel Manufacturers Association, the Canadian Steel Producers Association, CANACERO (the Mexican steel association), Alacero (the Latin American steel association), EUROFER (the European steel association), Instituto AcoBrasil (the Brazil Steel Institute), the Specialty Steel Industry of North America and the Committee on Pipe and Tube…

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