Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) | 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

January 21, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: ,

What do the Republican Candidates Believe About Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

Y = for   N = against

 

Ben CarsonBen Carson: Y

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Friday that he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement negotiated by the White House – aligning himself more with the GOP’s establishment wing than with the social conservatives who have powered his campaign.

 

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/11/06/ben-carson-backs-white-houses-tpp-trade-deal/

 


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Ted Cruz Approved PortraitTed Cruz: N

On June 24, 2015, by a vote of 60-38, the Senate approved trade promotion authority (TPA) as part of HR 2146 – Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act. Ted Cruz was one of five Republicans to vote against the bill

 

http://ballotpedia.org/2016_presidential_candidates_on_the_Trans-Pacific_Partnership_trade_deal

 

 

Governor_John_KasichJohn Kasich: Y

“I don’t know what this thing’s gonna look like. I would favor it on the headline,” Republican presidential candidate John Kasich says of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, cautioning: “While I think that trade is good, we gotta have the way to blow the whistle when we are getting ripped off

 

 

 

Marco Rubio Official PortraitMarco Rubio: Y

Rubio, a Republican presidential candidate, was the deciding vote necessary for the U.S. Senate to clear the final 60-vote threshold and eventually, later this week, send to President Barack Obama’s desk the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill that would fast-track at least three highly secretive trade deals that Obama has been negotiating for years.

 

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/06/23/marco-rubio-casts-deciding-vote-for-obamatrade-without-even-reading-it/

483208412-real-estate-tycoon-donald-trump-flashes-the-thumbs-up.jpg.CROP.promo-xlarge2Donald Trump: N

“Of course China wants to join the trade negotiation because the deal is so pathetic and so bad,” Trump told Breitbart News.

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