Politics Jan 23

President Trump signs memo to leave TPP trade pact

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Monday to leave the proposed Pacific Rim trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In another executive action, Trump reinstated a ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions…

World Aug 02

Obama and Singapore’s prime minister tout TPP trade pact

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama found common cause with the leader of Singapore in the face of growing political headwinds against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, warning that to "pull up a drawbridge" on trade would only hurt the United States and…

Nov 05

Details of controversial Pacific trade deal released

Details of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal released Thursday set the stage for a raucous debate in the U.S. Congress but also may provide reassurances to those who worried the agreement could gut protections for the environment, public health…

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