Tag: Trans Pacific Partnership

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

What do the Democratic Candidates Believe About Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Y = for   N = against   Hillary Clinton: N Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended her opposition of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the first Democratic debate of the 2016 race.   Clinton announced last week that she no longer supports the international trade deal, despite […]

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

What do the Republican Candidates Believe About Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Y = for   N = against   Ben 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 […]

Trump: Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Is ‘Insanity’

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump lambasted the permanent political class for supporting the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal, in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News ahead of the next debate.   “The deal is insanity,” he said. “That deal should not be supported and it should not be allowed to happen.”   The 5,544-page deal is far […]

Canada Claims It Will Back Out of TPP to Protect Its Sovereignty

The Obama administration isn’t happy with Canada’s reluctance to sacrifice its poultry market on the altar of membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).   On July 16, the Globe and Mail reported:   American officials including chief U.S. negotiator Michael Froman have repeatedly publicly prodded Canada to produce a “meaningful offer” and disclose to the […]

Backing Out of ObamaTrade

Obama Trade Policy Canada and dozens of Belgian towns are pushing back against dangerous international trade schemes promoted by President Obama. By Rick Brinegar   Proposed trade agreements, to be conducted under international law, have been called “EU-style transnational bureaucracies,” “corporationism,” “corporate welfare,” “a brazen assault on national, regional, and local sovereignty” and “sovereignty surrender […]