Bloomberg Politics: Courting Unions, Hillary Clinton Says She Didn’t Work on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Hillary Clinton appeared to take another step away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday, telling reporters that she didn’t work on the controversial trade deal while serving as President Barack Obama’s secretary of state. [Reposted from Bloomberg Politics  |  Josh Eidelson  |  July 30, 2015] The Democratic presidential front-runner, who advocated for a multi-lateral Asia trade agreement as…

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WSJ: Nontrade Concerns Cloud Obama’s Push for Pacific Deal

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D., Texas), a critic of the proposed 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, discusses his opposition at a news conference in Washington, D.C., in June. PHOTO: LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE/ASSOCIATED PRESS The Obama administration’s push to clinch a sweeping Pacific trade deal this week faces stiff opposition over concerns—ranging from human trafficking to antigay…

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